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.

Coastal Waters Forecast for Chequamegon Bay-Bayfield to Oak Point WI (LSZ121) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Chequamegon Bay-Bayfield to Oak Point WI (LSZ121)
Issued by: National Weather Service Duluth, MN
Last Update: 932 PM CDT Thu Sep 20 2018

Rest Of Tonight: East wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 30 knots becoming south after midnight, then becoming west 15 to 20 knots toward daybreak. Patchy fog in the late evening and early morning. Rain showers late in the evening. Chance of thunderstorms through the night. Rain showers likely after midnight. Waves 8 to 10 feet subsiding to 6 to 8 feet toward daybreak.

Friday: West wind 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 20 to 25 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Rain showers likely in the morning, then chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 6 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.

Friday Night: Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Mostly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

Saturday: Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Zone Forecast: Chequamegon Bay-Bayfield to Oak Point WI (LSZ121)

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