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.

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 339 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

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Grand Rapids, MI Local Forecast Office

7NM NW Ludington MI

Marine Zone Forecast

Through Early Evening
North winds 10 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Northeast winds 10 to 20 knots veering east 5 to 15 knots late at night, then veering southeast toward daybreak. Partly cloudy. Patchy fog overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet after midnight.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots veering southwest, then veering northwest late in the day. Mostly sunny. Patchy fog until midday. Waves less than 1 foot.
Sunday Night
Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots veering southeast after midnight. Partly cloudy. Waves less than 1 foot.
Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
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Last Update: 339 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018
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