Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks to come as rainfall from Florence makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek; severe thunderstorms are also possible in this region.
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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: 810 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018




Rest Of Today: East wind 10 to 20 knots. Showers likely through mid afternoon, then showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms late. Patchy fog late. Waves calm to 1 foot building to 2 to 3 feet.

Tonight: Southeast wind 20 to 25 knots veering southwest up to 30 knots late. Gale force gusts up to 39 knots. Cloudy. Patchy fog through midnight. Showers likely through midnight. A chance of thunderstorms through the night. A chance of showers after midnight. Waves building to 7 to 10 feet occasionally to 13 feet.

Friday: West wind 20 to 25 knots veering northwest by mid afternoon. Gale force gusts up to 36 knots. Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Waves subsiding to 3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet.

Friday Night: North wind 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 5 to 15 knots after midnight. Gale force gusts up to 35 knots. Mostly clear. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.



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

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