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.

Coastal Waters Forecast for Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay NY (LOZ044) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay NY (LOZ044)
Issued by: National Weather Service Buffalo, NY
Last Update: 511 PM EDT Fri Sep 21 2018

Tonight: South winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms this evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds this evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 9 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.

Saturday: North winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.

Saturday Night: Northwest winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest. Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

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

Sunday Night: Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Monday: Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers monday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

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, then a chance of showers wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet. winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

Zone Forecast: Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay NY (LOZ044)

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