Heavy Rain and Flooding in the Southern Plains to the Great Lakes

Several days of heavy rainfall will lead to flash flooding and river flooding from the Southern Plains to the Southern Great Lakes. A band of freezing rain is forecast across portions of the Southern Plains into the Middle Mississippi Valley.
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Last Update: 716 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

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Synopsis: ANZ200-220100- 716 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Persistent SW flow is expected through today. A cold front will cross the waters tonight. Strong high pressure builds to the north Thursday as a wave of low pres tracks to the south bringing rain. The high pressure moves east of Nova Scotia Friday with a series of frontal system sweeping the waters through the weekend. A more quiet pattern into the following week. For information on possible hazardous weather beyond the 24-36 hour forecast period, please visit www.weather.gov/boston and follow the Current Hazards link above the map on the left. $$

Today
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Areas of dense fog this morning, then patchy fog this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Tonight
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Thu
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Rain and sleet. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Thu Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of rain and sleet.
Fri
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Rain likely.
Fri Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. Rain likely.
Sat
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Sat Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely.
Sun
E winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain.
Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.

Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
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Last Update: 716 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018
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