Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend.
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Last Update: 1242 AM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018

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6NM SW Rappahannock Light VA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS

Synopsis: ANZ600-221715- 1242 AM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018 .Synopsis for Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles Including Virginia Portion of the Chesapeake Bay Currituck Sound and Portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock rivers... High pressure slides offshore early this morning. A cold front will approach from the north Saturday, and cross the area Sunday, before stalling over the area early next week as strong high pressure builds across New England. $$

Rest Of Tonight
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Sat
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt late in the morning, then becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Sat Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Sun
NE winds 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft. Showers likely.
Sun Night
NE winds 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
Mon
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of showers.
Mon Night
E winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of showers.
Tue
SE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
Tue Night
S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the evening. winds and waves higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 1242 AM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018
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