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.
|NWS Forecast for: Grand Portage to Grand Marais MN (LSZ140)|
Issued by: National Weather Service Duluth, MN
Last Update: 406 AM CDT Thu Sep 20 2018
Today: Northeast wind up to 30 knots. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of drizzle in the morning, then rain showers and chance of drizzle in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the afternoon. Waves 8 to 10 feet.
Tonight: Northeast wind up to 30 knots with gales to around 40 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots early in the morning. Patchy fog through the night. Rain showers in the evening. Rain showers likely after midnight. Waves 9 to 11 feet subsiding to 6 to 8 feet early in the morning.
Friday: North wind 20 to 25 knots with gales to around 40 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 25 knots late in the afternoon. Rain showers likely through the day. Slight chance of drizzle in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. A gale warning may be needed.
Friday Night: West wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
|Zone Forecast: Grand Portage to Grand Marais MN (LSZ140)|
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