Severe Storms And Heavy Rain Is Expected In The Central/Southern Plains; Locally Heavy Rain/Scattered Storms In East/South; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West

Late afternoon and evening severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall is expected from the Front Range of the Central/Southern Rockies into the High Plains. Meanwhile in the East and South, a slow moving front will trigger scattered storms with locally heavy rain. Finally, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in the West are requiring alerts throughout the region and even into the Upper Midwest.
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Last Update: 604 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

9NM E Currituck Beach Light MR

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: ANZ600-191115- 604 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018 .Synopsis for Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles Including Virginia Portion of the Chesapeake Bay Currituck Sound and Portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock rivers... High pressure remains offshore tonight as a cold front approaches the area. The front stalls near the Virginia and North Carolina border early next week. $$

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds. Showers and tstms until early morning, then showers likely with a slight chance of tstms late.
Sun
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. Showers likely early in the morning, then a chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds. Showers and tstms likely.
Mon
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE late. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 12 seconds. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
Mon Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.
Tue
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
Tue Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.
Wed
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Wed Night
W winds 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.
Thu
N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Thu Night
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 604 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018
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