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 Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands (PZZ673) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands (PZZ673)
Issued by: National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA
Last Update: 752 AM PDT Thu Sep 20 2018


Today: Northwestern portion, NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Elsewhere, NW winds 5 to 10 kt becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.

Tonight: NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.

Fri: E winds 5 to 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.

Fri Night: Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.

Sat: Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 8 seconds.

Sat Night: NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 8 seconds.

Sun: NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft.

Mon: NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft.



Zone Forecast: Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands (PZZ673)

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