Threat For Heavy Rainfall And Flash Flooding Continues From The Mid South To The Mid Atlantic; Critical Fire Weather Over The Western U.S.

A slow moving low pressure system will bring a continued threat for heavy rainfall and flooding from portions of the Mid South to the Ohio Valley and Mid Atlantic through midweek. Some areas could see locally significant flooding. Out west,very dry humidity combined with gusty winds will lead to a continued threat for critical fire weather and dry thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 306 PM CDT Mon Sep 24 2018

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Synopsis: High pressure extending into the northwest Gulf will maintain a light south to southeast flow on Tuesday. A weak front sagging into the area Wednesday will result in variable and at times northerly winds through Thursday, with a more prevailing east to southeast flow developing on Friday as the front dissipates and high pressure strengthens over the Mid Atlantic.

Tonight
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Tuesday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of showers through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers in the evening, then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Wednesday
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday
Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming northwest up to 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
East winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday Night
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Saturday
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 306 PM CDT Mon Sep 24 2018
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