Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Last Update: 1228 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

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Synopsis: High pressure will build in from the Ohio Valley today and then move offshore on Monday. A cold front will approach from the Midwest on Tuesday while high pressure remains anchored off the eastern seaboard. The front is expected to move through the area on Wednesday. Canadian high pressure builds into the region late in the week.

This Afternoon
W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Tonight
W winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 15 kt, becoming SW with gusts up to 15 kt in the late evening and early morning, then becoming NW late. Seas 2 ft or less. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Mon
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW late in the morning, then becoming S early in the afternoon, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 ft or less. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Mon Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft early in the evening, then 2 ft or less after midnight. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Tue
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tue Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Wed
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Wed Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
Thu
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas around 3 ft in the morning, then 2 ft or less.
Thu Night
E winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 ft or less. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 1228 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017
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