Severe Storms And Heavy Rain Is Expected In The Central/Southern Plains; Locally Heavy Rain/Scattered Storms In East/South; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West

Late afternoon and evening severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall is expected from the Front Range of the Central/Southern Rockies into the High Plains. Meanwhile in the East and South, a slow moving front will trigger scattered storms with locally heavy rain. Finally, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in the West are requiring alerts throughout the region and even into the Upper Midwest.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-North Carolina border out to 20 nm (ANZ656) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-North Carolina border out to 20 nm (ANZ656)
Issued by: National Weather Service Wakefield, VA
Last Update: 604 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018


Tonight: SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds. Showers and tstms until early morning, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms late.

Sun: W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas around 2 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.

Sun Night: W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.

Mon: NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 12 seconds. A chance of showers.

Mon Night: E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Tue: S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.

Tue Night: SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.

Wed: SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

Wed Night: W winds 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.

Thu: N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in the morning.

Thu Night: NE winds 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



Zone Forecast: Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-North Carolina border out to 20 nm (ANZ656)

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