Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Great Lakes into Ohio Valley; Heavy to Excessive Rainfall Over the Southern Plains
Severe thunderstorms will race along a cold front from the Upper Mississippi Valley into the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley with the main threat being damaging winds. The tail end of this front will possibly produce heavy to excessive rainfall across the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley through Saturday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas.
|NWS Forecast for: Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI (LHZ422)|
Issued by: National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac, MI
Last Update: 941 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018
Rest Of Tonight: Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Partly cloudy. A chance of light showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the late evening and early morning...then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet early in the morning.
Friday: Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west to 30 knots late in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Partly cloudy. A chance of light showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms until late afternoon...then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
Friday Night: West winds to 30 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales becoming northwest 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late evening and early morning...then becoming north 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy. A chance of light showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms early in the evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet early in the morning.
Saturday: North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots early in the afternoon...then becoming light and variable late in the afternoon. Partly cloudy until late afternoon then clearing. Waves around 2 feet or less. see lake huron open lake forecast for days 3 through 5.
|Zone Forecast: Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI (LHZ422)|
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