Multi-day heavy rainfall and flooding event continues to unfold in the Central and Southern U.S.

Another day of heavy rain on Friday will further increase the risk of flash flooding and long-term flooding in the Southern Plains and the Lower/Mid-Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys. The NWS Weather Prediction Center has issued Moderate Risks for excessive rainfall for parts of these regions on Friday and into the weekend. Some areas may see an additional 4-5 inches of rain over the next 3 days.

Last Update: 800 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast

Rest Of Tonight
Southeast winds 10 to 20 kt. Areas of fog. Rain likely. Waves 3 to 5 ft.
Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of rain in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming north after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft after midnight.
East winds 15 to 25 kt. Chance of snow and light freezing rain in the morning. Chance of rain through the day. Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. wave forecast is for ice free areas
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Last Update: 800 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018
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