Enhanced Risk for Severe Thunderstorms Across the Upper Midwest; Flash Flooding Possible from the Upper Midwest to Southern Plains and Desert Southwest Through Friday

Portions of the Upper Midwest will see an increased threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening, with a few strong tornadoes possible. The same region remains on alert for additional flash flood concerns. Heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding across the Desert Southwest today, and Southern Plains by Friday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm (PZZ356) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm (PZZ356)
Issued by: National Weather Service Medford, OR
Last Update: 827 AM PDT Thu Sep 20 2018




Today: N wind 20 to 25 kt...rising to 30 kt late afternoon. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 10 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt late afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds.

Tonight: N wind 30 kt...easing to 20 kt. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds.

Fri: NW wind 15 kt. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 5 to 10 kt...rising to 15 kt late in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds.

Fri Night: NW wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to W after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.

Sat: W wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft. Slight chance of showers.

Sat Night: NW wind 10 kt...veering to N after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft after midnight. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.

Sun: N wind 20 kt...rising to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 ft...building to 8 ft. NW swell 5 ft...subsiding to 3 ft and W 2 ft.

Mon: N wind 30 kt. Wind waves 9 to 11 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 ft and SW 1 to 2 ft.



Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm (PZZ356)

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