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.

Coastal Waters Forecast for Western US Arctic Offshore (PKZ500) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Western US Arctic Offshore (PKZ500)
Issued by: National Weather Service Fairbanks, AK
Last Update: 209 PM AKDT Fri Aug 17 2018

Sat: E winds 25 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 6 ft. Rain in the morning. Snow through the day.

Sat Night: W winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Sun: NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Sun Night: E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Mon: E winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Tue: E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Wed: E winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Zone Forecast: Western US Arctic Offshore (PKZ500)

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