Multi-day heavy rainfall and flooding event continues to unfold in the Central and Southern U.S.

Another day of heavy rain on Friday will further increase the risk of flash flooding and long-term flooding in the Southern Plains and the Lower/Mid-Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys. The NWS Weather Prediction Center has issued Moderate Risks for excessive rainfall for parts of these regions on Friday and into the weekend. Some areas may see an additional 4-5 inches of rain over the next 3 days.
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Last Update: 341 PM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A 1006 mb low 105 nm southeast of Valdez this afternoon moves ashore near Yakutat tonight. A ridge of high pressure then builds across the central Gulf for Friday afternoon. An Aleutian low moves to 50 nm southeast of Yakutat Saturday afternoon while strengthening to 986 mb.

Tonight
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
Fri
E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
Fri Night
NE wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray. Snow.
Sat And Sat Night
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Sun
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Mon Through Tue
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
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Last Update: 341 PM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018
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