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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 332 PM CDT Sat Aug 18 2018

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12NM NW New Orleans LA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A ridge of high pressure will prevail over the northern Gulf of Mexico through the weekend into early next week. A cold front will enter the coastal waters early Wednesday.

Tonight
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early in the evening.
Sunday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the late evening and overnight. Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Monday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Tuesday
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely after midnight.
Wednesday
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
Wednesday Night
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Thursday
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Thursday Night
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
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Last Update: 332 PM CDT Sat Aug 18 2018
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