Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential Continues From The Plains To The Mississippi Valley; Dry Out West

A low pressure system over the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy rainfall and flash flooding concerns through Friday. In addition, the threat for severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds and large hail will continue. Fire threats remain high across parts of the West with hot and dry conditions expected.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 116 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

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Norton, MA Local Forecast Office

6NM WNW Portsmouth RI

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Synopsis: ANZ200-161800- 116 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... A cold front will approach from the N-NW tonight and Thu, only to return N as a warm front on Fri. An area of low pres will head east across northern New England on Sat dragging its attendant cold front across the waters. High pres will follow, building over northern New England and Nova Scotia on Sun and Mon. 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. $$

Rest Of Tonight
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Thu
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Thu Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Fri
SE winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.
Fri Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and tstms. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall.
Sat
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and tstms. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall.
Sat Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
Sun
NE winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Sun Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Mon
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Mon Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. winds and waves higher in and near tstms. 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.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. 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: 116 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018
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