Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threat for the Southern Plains Today; Severe Thunderstorms from the Northeast to the Ohio Valley
Heavy rains are leading to an elevated concern for flash flooding across parts of Oklahoma and Texas today, and this heavy rainfall will spread slowly east over the weekend. Severe thunderstorms may produce damaging winds and a few tornadoes across parts of the Northeast and Ohio Valley this afternoon and evening. Significant river flooding continues across the Carolinas.
|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: 935 AM EDT Fri Sep 21 2018
Rest Of Today: Southwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knot gales. Partly cloudy. A chance of light showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the late morning and early afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
Tonight: Northwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knot gales becoming north 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Partly cloudy. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
Saturday: North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots late in the morning...then becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots early in the afternoon veering to the southeast late in the afternoon. Partly cloudy early in the morning then clearing. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
Saturday Night: Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Clear. 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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