Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii.
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Last Update: 246 AM PDT Mon Aug 20 2018

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Seattle, WA Local Forecast Office

42NM NE Port Angeles WA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON

Synopsis: PZZ100-201900- 246 AM PDT Mon Aug 20 2018 .Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and inland waters...High pres over British Columbia with lower pres over Oregon will keep the flow northerly through Tuesday. The flow will become nearly flat Tuesday night before becoming strong onshore on Wednesday. Meanwhile, wildfire smoke will continue across the area through at least Wednesday. $$

Today
NW wind 10 kt or less, rising to 15 to 25 kt this afternoon. Wind waves 1 ft or less, building to 1 to 4 ft. Smoky.
Tonight
NW wind 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt by midnight. Wind waves 1 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft or less. Smoky.
Tue
N wind 10 kt or less. Wind waves 1 ft or less. Smoky.
Tue Night
NW wind 10 kt or less. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Wed
NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming W late. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Wed Night
SW wind rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves building to 1 to 4 ft.
Thu And Fri
SW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 ft or less.
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Last Update: 246 AM PDT Mon Aug 20 2018
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