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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Last Update: 905 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

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13NM WSW Ozello FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Western Atlantic high pressure stretches across Florida and out over the Gulf of Mexico through the weekend with an axis meandering across central Florida that then drops down over south Florida during early next. The pressure gradient remains relaxed with the main concern being locally higher winds and seas near showers and thunderstorms.

Rest Of Tonight
Winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
Saturday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
West winds around 10 knots becoming southwest around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Sunday
South winds around 5 knots becoming southwest around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
West winds around 5 knots becoming south after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
Monday
Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms.
Monday Night
West winds around 5 knots becoming southwest after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
Tuesday
South winds around 5 knots becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
West winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
Wednesday
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 905 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018
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