Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country.
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Last Update: 345 AM AKDT Sun Aug 19 2018

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

123NM NNW Cape Sarichef AK

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A strong front over the central and eastern Aleutians associated with a 989 mb low at 49N 162W will begin to weaken this afternoon. A second front over the western Aleutians is slowly moving eastward through Mon morning.

Today
N to E wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SE 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 10 ft.
Tonight
S wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
Mon
S wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
Mon Night
S wind up to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Tue Through Thu
SW wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 10 ft.
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Last Update: 345 AM AKDT Sun Aug 19 2018
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