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.

Last Update: 242 PM PDT Sat Aug 18 2018

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6NM WSW Hoquiam WA

Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis: PZZ100-190645- 242 PM PDT Sat Aug 18 2018 .Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and inland waters...The flow will become northerly tonight due to higher pres setting up over British Columbia with lower pres over Oregon. Northerly flow will then persist through Tuesday. Meanwhile, expect wildfire smoke to begin drifting across the waters on Sunday. A strong onshore push will develop on Wednesday. $$

Combined seas 4 to 5 ft. Bar conditions light. The maximum ebb currents will occur around 1130 pm tonight and noon sunday.
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Last Update: 242 PM PDT Sat Aug 18 2018
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