Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend.

Last Update: 422 PM AKDT Fri Sep 21 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis: A ridge of high pressure will persist over the Gulf with a weak trough along the outer coast through Friday night. Low pressure and associated front will move across the Gulf and through the panhandle on Sunday.

Light winds becoming NE 10 kt in the evening, then becoming light late. Seas 2 ft or less.
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
Sat Night
NE wind 15 kt in the evening becoming light. Seas 5 ft. East side of the bay, seas 3 ft in the evening then 2 ft or less. Rain.
Light winds. Seas 6 ft, except 2 ft or less E side of the bay. S swell.
Sun Night
Light winds. Seas 5 ft, except 2 ft or less E side of the bay. S swell.
SE wind 15 kt becoming SW. Seas 9 ft.
S wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
S wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
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Last Update: 422 PM AKDT Fri Sep 21 2018
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