Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA out 20 NM (GMZ455) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA out 20 NM (GMZ455)
Issued by: National Weather Service Lake Charles, LA
Last Update: 353 AM CDT Sat Aug 18 2018




Today: Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Tonight: Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

Sunday: Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

Sunday Night: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

Monday: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Monday Night: Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.

Tuesday: Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night: West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Wednesday: Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Wednesday Night: North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.



Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA out 20 NM (GMZ455)

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