Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 327 AM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

48NM SW Shumagin Islands AK

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

Synopsis: Bogoslof volcano, 53 nm northwest of Dutch Harbor, is currently active.

A 999 mb low 140 NM southeast of Sitkinak will strengthen as it moves into the Gulf of Alaska. High pressure will build across the Bering Sea throughout the day and shift eastward Mon morning. A front will enter the southwestern Bering Sea Mon morning and move into the central Bering by late Mon.

Today
N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Patchy fog.
Tonight
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
Mon
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
Mon Night
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
Tue
W wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
Wed Through Thu
W wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
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Last Update: 327 AM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017
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