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 Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner Saginaw Bay (LHZ421) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner Saginaw Bay (LHZ421)
Issued by: National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac, MI
Last Update: 943 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018




Rest Of Tonight: Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight...then becoming northeast 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Mostly clear. A slight chance of light showers this evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet early in the morning.

Saturday: Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Mostly sunny becoming partly cloudy early in the afternoon becoming mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

Saturday Night: Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Mostly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Sunday: Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots in the morning becoming light and variable...then becoming east 5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves around 2 feet or less. see lake huron open lake forecast for days 3 through 5.



Zone Forecast: Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner Saginaw Bay (LHZ421)

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