Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Heavy rain has come to an end across the Northeast U.S. as Florence moves into the Atlantic, but major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks as Florence's rainfall makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal waters from Port Fourchon Louisiana to Lower Atchafalaya River LA from 20 to 60 NM (GMZ570) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from Port Fourchon Louisiana to Lower Atchafalaya River LA from 20 to 60 NM (GMZ570)
Issued by: National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
Last Update: 334 PM CDT Tue Sep 18 2018
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Tonight: South winds near 5 knots. Seas less than 1 foot. Dominant period 4 seconds.

Wednesday: West winds near 5 knots becoming east in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.

Wednesday Night: Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 5 seconds.

Thursday: Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.

Thursday Night: Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Friday: Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Friday Night: Southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Saturday: East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Saturday Night: East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Sunday: East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Sunday Night: East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.



Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from Port Fourchon Louisiana to Lower Atchafalaya River LA from 20 to 60 NM (GMZ570)

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