Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threat for the Southern Plains Today; Severe Thunderstorms from the Northeast to the Ohio Valley

Heavy rains are leading to an elevated concern for flash flooding across parts of Oklahoma and Texas today, and this heavy rainfall will spread slowly east over the weekend. Severe thunderstorms may produce damaging winds and a few tornadoes across parts of the Northeast and Ohio Valley this afternoon and evening. Significant river flooding continues across the Carolinas.

Last Update: 401 AM AKDT Fri Sep 21 2018

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Fairbanks, AK Local Forecast Office

36NM NNW Shishmaref AK

Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis: A 987 mb low 200 NM SW of St Matthew Island will move to be over St Matthew Island at 981 mb this afternoon. This low will move east tonight reaching Hooper Bay by late Sat morning where it will persist into Sun morning before moving to the northeast. A front associated with this low will move over the Yukon Delta this morning and then continue to move N along the coast into tonight.

E winds 15 kt. Seas building to 3 ft.
E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
Sat Night
NE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
Sun Night
NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
W winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
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Last Update: 401 AM AKDT Fri Sep 21 2018
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