Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island out 20 NM (GMZ557) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island out 20 NM (GMZ557)
Issued by: National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
Last Update: 1005 AM CDT Sun Aug 19 2018




Today: Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Tonight: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Monday: Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Monday Night: Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday: Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night: West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight.

Wednesday: West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Thursday: East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Thursday Night: Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.



Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island out 20 NM (GMZ557)

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