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.
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Last Update: 237 AM PDT Sat Aug 18 2018

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39NM W Newport OR

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON

Synopsis: High pressure over the northeast Pacific and thermally induced low pressure over northern California and the Great Basin will persist through the weekend and much of the next week resulting in relatively minor fluctuations in winds and seas from one day to the next.

Today
N wind 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves N 3 ft at 5 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds.
Tonight
N wind 15 to 20 kt. Gusts to 25 kt in the evening. wind waves N 3 ft at 6 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds.
Sun
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt in the morning. Wind waves N 2 ft at 5 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds.
Sun Night
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt in the evening. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds.
Mon
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds. Haze.
Mon Night
N wind 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt in the evening. Wind waves N 3 ft at 5 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds. Haze.
Tue
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 4 ft.
Wed
NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 4 ft.
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Last Update: 237 AM PDT Sat Aug 18 2018
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