Flooding and Severe Weather Risk Continues This Weekend

More heavy rain will exacerbate flooding in the central and southern U.S. this weekend. In addition, over portions of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Valleys, severe thunderstorms are expected. Some storms may produce large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes. Meanwhile, snow and ice will again affect the Cascades, northern Rockies, upper Midwest, and New England through Sunday.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for 5NM East of a line from Fairport MI to Rock Island Passage (LMZ250) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: 5NM East of a line from Fairport MI to Rock Island Passage (LMZ250)
Issued by: National Weather Service Marquette, MI
Last Update: 455 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018




Late This Afternoon: East wind 10 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 2 to 3 feet.

Tonight: East wind 15 to 25 knots increasing to up to 30 knots by midnight, then veering south 15 to 25 knots late. Rain possibly mixed with snow and freezing rain by midnight. Waves building to 6 to 9 feet occasionally to 11 feet, then subsiding to 5 to 8 feet occasionally to 10 feet.

Sunday: Southwest wind up to 30 knots with gale force gusts up to 46 knots. Mostly cloudy through early afternoon then becoming mostly sunny. A chance of drizzle and a slight chance of snow early. Waves building to 6 to 9 feet occasionally to 11 feet, then subsiding to 4 to 7 feet occasionally to 9 feet.

Sunday Night: Southwest wind 15 to 25 knots veering west 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Gale force gusts up to 34 knots. Mostly clear. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

Monday: Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves building to 2 to 3 feet. note: wave height forecasts are for ice free areas.



Zone Forecast: 5NM East of a line from Fairport MI to Rock Island Passage (LMZ250)

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