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: 305 AM PDT Sat Aug 18 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
Synopsis: PZZ500-182230- 305 AM PDT Sat Aug 18 2018 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... A 1031 mb high is centered 500 miles west of Astoria. A thermal trough lies along the California coast. Winds will be light through next week except for stronger winds over the northern and outer waters Sunday night through Tuesday. A small but long period southerly swell will move through the waters this weekend. $$

Today
W winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds and S around 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog this morning.
Tonight
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds and S around 3 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog.
Sun
W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 to 6 ft at 8 seconds and S around 3 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog.
Sun Night
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog.
Mon
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog.
Mon Night
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog.
Tue
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves around 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.
Wed
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.
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Last Update: 305 AM PDT Sat Aug 18 2018
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