Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks to come as rainfall from Florence makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek; severe thunderstorms are also possible in this region.
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Last Update: 238 AM PDT Thu Sep 20 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
Synopsis: North winds and steep wind-driven seas will continue until early Friday morning south of Cape Blanco. A frontal system will move through the northern waters Friday night into Saturday morning with some light rain possible. High pressure will build offshore this weekend resulting in a strengthening thermal trough. Expect steep to very steep seas and strong north winds that could reach gale force south of Cape Blanco Sunday and Monday.

Today
N wind 20 to 25 kt...rising to 30 kt late afternoon. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 10 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt late afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds.
Tonight
N wind 30 kt...easing to 20 kt. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds.
Fri
NW wind 15 kt. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 5 to 10 kt...rising to 15 kt late in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds.
Fri Night
NW wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to W after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.
Sat
W wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft. Slight chance of showers.
Sat Night
NW wind 10 kt...veering to N after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft after midnight. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.
Sun
N wind 20 kt...rising to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 ft...building to 8 ft. NW swell 5 ft...subsiding to 3 ft and W 2 ft.
Mon
N wind 30 kt. Wind waves 9 to 11 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 ft and SW 1 to 2 ft.
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Last Update: 238 AM PDT Thu Sep 20 2018
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