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

Major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks to come as rainfall from Florence 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; severe thunderstorms are also possible in this region.

Coastal Waters Forecast for Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor (LEZ020) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor (LEZ020)
Issued by: National Weather Service Buffalo, NY
Last Update: 631 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

Today: East winds 10 knots or less. Mostly sunny this morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.

Tonight: East winds 10 knots or less becoming south and increasing to 15 to 20 knots overnight. Mostly cloudy.

Friday: South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

Friday Night: West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the evening.

Saturday: Northeast winds around 10 knots becoming light and variable. Mostly cloudy, then clearing.

Sunday: Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Mainly clear.

Monday: East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Showers likely monday night. winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms. the water temperature off buffalo is 72 degrees.

Zone Forecast: Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor (LEZ020)

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