Increasing Risk for Flash and River Flooding Through the Weekend

A storm system will track across the central U.S. and set the stage for severe thunderstorms and widespread heavy rainfall through the weekend. There will be a threat for flash and river flooding for portions of the Southern Plains into the Upper Midwest.
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Last Update: 331 AM AKDT FRI APR 28 2017

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

7NM SE Naked Island AK

Marine Zone Forecast

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT AN AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WIND WAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF THROUGH SAT MORNING. WHILE A WEAK TROUGH DEVELOPS OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF BEFORE PHASING IN WITH A 1014 MB LOW DEVELOPING 220 NM SOUTHEAST OF KODIAK CITY FRI NIGHT. THIS SYSTEM TRACKS 80 NM NORTHEAST OF KODIAK CITY AT 1010 MB SAT AFTERNOON BEFORE DISSIPATING SAT EVENING. A FRONT MOVES INTO THE LOWER SOUTHWESTERN GULF SUN MORNING BEFORE ENTERING THE CENTRAL GULF BY SUN AFTERNOON.

Today
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Tonight
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Sat
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Sat Night
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Sun Through Tue
E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
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Last Update: 331 AM AKDT FRI APR 28 2017
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