Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend.

Coastal Waters Forecast for Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay NY (LOZ043) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay NY (LOZ043)
Issued by: National Weather Service Buffalo, NY
Last Update: 744 PM EDT Fri Sep 21 2018

Tonight: Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest and increasing to 30 knots. Showers with thunderstorms likely this evening. A chance of showers late. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds this evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.

Saturday: North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east and diminishing to less than 10 knots in the afternoon. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

Saturday Night: Light and variable winds. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

Sunday: Southwest winds less than 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.

Sunday Night: Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east and increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

Monday: Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. A chance of showers monday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

Tuesday: South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A chance of showers during the day, then showers likely tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wednesday: West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Showers likely during the day. Waves 1 to 2 feet. winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms. the water temperature off rochester is 58 degrees.

Zone Forecast: Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay NY (LOZ043)

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