Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Great Lakes into Ohio Valley; Heavy to Excessive Rainfall Over the Southern Plains

Severe thunderstorms will race along a cold front from the Upper Mississippi Valley into the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley with the main threat being damaging winds. The tail end of this front will possibly produce heavy to excessive rainfall across the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley through Saturday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas.
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Last Update: 238 PM AKDT Thu Sep 20 2018

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Fairbanks, AK Local Forecast Office

43NM N Prudhoe Bay AK

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A 1013 mb low near Nuiqsut will move to 100 nm N of Demarcation Point by Friday morning continuing to the northeast. A ridge of high pressure will develop tonight north of Utqiagvik and will spread across the Arctic Friday and Saturday.

Tonight
E winds 10 kt. Seas building to 2 ft.
Fri
N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing fog.
Fri Night
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing fog.
Sat
NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing fog. Freezing spray.
Sat Night
NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing fog.
Sun
E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
Sun Night
E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
Mon
E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
Tue
E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
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Last Update: 238 PM AKDT Thu Sep 20 2018
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