Multi-day heavy rainfall and flooding event continues to unfold in the Central and Southern U.S.

Another day of heavy rain on Friday will further increase the risk of flash flooding and long-term flooding in the Southern Plains and the Lower/Mid-Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys. The NWS Weather Prediction Center has issued Moderate Risks for excessive rainfall for parts of these regions on Friday and into the weekend. Some areas may see an additional 4-5 inches of rain over the next 3 days.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River out 20 nm (GMZ555) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River out 20 nm (GMZ555)
Issued by: National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
Last Update: 900 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018
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Tonight: Southeast winds near 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog through the night. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

Friday: Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog. Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.

Friday Night: Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog. Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.

Saturday: South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds.

Saturday Night: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

Sunday: Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Sunday Night: Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

Monday: Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

Monday Night: East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday: East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night: Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.



Zone Forecast: Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River out 20 nm (GMZ555)

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