Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks to come as rainfall from Florence makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek; severe thunderstorms are also possible in this region.
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Last Update: 913 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: High pressure will continue building in from the north through Thursday before pushing off the New England coast through early Friday. A cold front will approach from the north and west on Friday before passing through the area Friday night and Saturday morning. The front will then stall just south of our area through the end of the weekend as high pressure builds to our north. The high begins pushing offshore through the beginning of next week.

Today
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Tonight
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Fri
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Fri Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Sat
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Sat Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers.
Sun
NE winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers.
Sun Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
Mon
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of showers.
Mon Night
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. A chance of showers.
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Last Update: 913 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018
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