Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country.
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Last Update: 841 AM PDT Sun Aug 19 2018

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Medford, OR Local Forecast Office

44NM SW Port Orford OR

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: Gusty north winds will continue south of Cape Blanco through this evening, while wind driven seas and residual fresh swell will keep seas steep across the area through tomorrow evening. A quick break is expected mid week before north winds return behind a weak frontal passage late Thursday or Friday.

Today
NW wind 10 to 15 kt...rising to 20 kt late afternoon. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, N wind 5 kt...backing to NW in the afternoon. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft. Mixed swell W 1 to 2 ft at 11 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.
Tonight
NW wind 20 to 25 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 5 to 15 kt...veering to N 5 kt after midnight. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 to 4 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds.
Mon
NW wind 10 to 20 kt except NW 10 kt within 5 nm of brookings southward. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 to 4 ft at 8 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds.
Mon Night
NW wind 15 to 20 kt...easing to 5 kt after midnight. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 5 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 to 4 ft and S 2 ft.
Tue
N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.
Tue Night
NW wind 5 to 10 kt...veering to SE after midnight. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening... Becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft and W 3 ft.
Wed
E wind 5 kt...backing to N in the afternoon, then...rising to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less... Becoming 3 ft after midnight. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft and W 3 ft.
Thu
N wind 20 kt...rising to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft...building to 6 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft.
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Last Update: 841 AM PDT Sun Aug 19 2018
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