Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 349 PM AKDT Fri Aug 17 2018

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

55NM SSE Cape Merdenhall AK

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

Synopsis: A strong front associated with a 988 mb North Pacific low will move over the central and eastern Aleutians tonight spreading over the Bering through Sun morning. A second front will move over the western Aleutians Sat afternoon, slowly moving eastward through Sun morning.

Tonight
N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
Sat
NE wind 40 kt, except 25 kt N of cape newenham in the morning. Seas 12 ft. Rain.
Sat Night
NE wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
Sun
E wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
Sun Night
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
Mon
E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
Tue
W wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Wed
S wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
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Last Update: 349 PM AKDT Fri Aug 17 2018
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