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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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

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. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Sat
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt late in the morning, then becoming N early in the afternoon, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Sat Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
Sun
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 4 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds, building to 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds in the late morning and afternoon. A chance of showers.
Sun Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
Mon
E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A chance of showers.
Mon Night
E winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 7 to 9 ft. A chance of showers.
Tue
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. A chance of showers.
Tue Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. A chance of showers in the evening. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 1242 AM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018
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