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 Oak Point to Saxon Harbor WI (LSZ148) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Oak Point to Saxon Harbor WI (LSZ148)
Issued by: National Weather Service Duluth, MN
Last Update: 938 AM CDT Fri Sep 21 2018

Rest Of Today: Northwest wind to 30 knots. A few gale force gusts to 35 knots. Chance of rain late in the morning, then slight chance of rain early in the afternoon. Waves 6 to 8 feet.

Tonight: Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late evening and overnight.

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

Saturday Night: West wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast late in the evening, then becoming east 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Slight chance of rain showers in the evening, then chance of rain showers after midnight. Waves 2 feet or less building to 4 to 6 feet after midnight. A small craft advisory may be needed.

Zone Forecast: Oak Point to Saxon Harbor WI (LSZ148)

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