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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Coastal Waters Forecast for Dunkirk to Buffalo NY (LEZ041) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Dunkirk to Buffalo NY (LEZ041)
Issued by: National Weather Service Buffalo, NY
Last Update: 731 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018


Tonight: Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest less than 10 knots. A chance of showers early, then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms from late evening on. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Saturday: North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A chance of showers in the morning. Waves 2 feet or less.

Saturday Night: Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east less than 10 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

Sunday: East winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.

Sunday Night: Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

Monday: Southeast winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Tuesday: South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

Wednesday: Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than 10 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less. winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



Zone Forecast: Dunkirk to Buffalo NY (LEZ041)

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