Severe Storms And Heavy Rain Is Expected In The Central/Southern Plains; Locally Heavy Rain/Scattered Storms In East/South; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West

Late afternoon and evening severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall is expected from the Front Range of the Central/Southern Rockies into the High Plains. Meanwhile in the East and South, a slow moving front will trigger scattered storms with locally heavy rain. Finally, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in the West are requiring alerts throughout the region and even into the Upper Midwest.
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Last Update: 242 PM PDT Sat Aug 18 2018

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17NM W Hoquiam WA

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Synopsis: PZZ100-190645- 242 PM PDT Sat Aug 18 2018 .Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and inland waters...The flow will become northerly tonight due to higher pres setting up over British Columbia with lower pres over Oregon. Northerly flow will then persist through Tuesday. Meanwhile, expect wildfire smoke to begin drifting across the waters on Sunday. A strong onshore push will develop on Wednesday. $$

Tonight
NW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W swell 5 ft at 8 seconds.
Sun
Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds.
Sun Night
N wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds. Smoke after midnight.
Mon
Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds.
Mon Night
NW wind 5 to 15 kt in the evening becoming light. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 ft at 10 seconds.
Tue
NE wind to 10 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W swell 5 ft at 11 seconds.
Tue Night
NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 ft at 12 seconds.
Wed
NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 ft.
Thu
NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 ft.
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Last Update: 242 PM PDT Sat Aug 18 2018
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