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.

Coastal Waters Forecast for Taconite Harbor to Silver Bay Harbor MN (LSZ142) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Taconite Harbor to Silver Bay Harbor MN (LSZ142)
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 in the morning. Rain showers in the afternoon. Slight chance of thunderstorms late in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the afternoon. Waves 8 to 10 feet building to 10 to 14 feet late in the afternoon.

Tonight: Northeast wind up to 30 knots with gales to around 40 knots becoming north 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 25 knots early in the morning. Patchy fog in the evening. Rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then rain showers likely after midnight. Waves 12 to 16 feet subsiding to 8 to 10 feet early in the morning.

Friday: North wind 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 knots early in the morning increasing to 35 knots, then decreasing to 30 knots early in the afternoon. Rain showers likely through the day. Slight chance of drizzle in the afternoon. Waves 6 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. A gale warning may be needed.

Friday Night: Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots becoming west after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Zone Forecast: Taconite Harbor to Silver Bay Harbor MN (LSZ142)

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