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

Heavy rain has come to an end across the Northeast U.S. as Florence moves into the Atlantic, but major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks as Florence's rainfall 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.
Read More...

Last Update: 806 PM PDT Tue Sep 18 2018

View Nearby Observations

For More Weather Information:

Medford, OR Local Forecast Office

44NM SW Port Orford OR

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
Synopsis: A thermal trough will produce gusty north winds and steep wind-driven seas, mainly south of Cape Blanco, through Thursday. Winds and seas should subside as a weak frontal system approaches the waters Friday, then moves through the area Friday night into Saturday.

Tonight
N wind 20 to 25 kt. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 15 to 20 kt...veering to N 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. Mixed swell S 2 ft at 16 seconds and W 2 ft at 14 seconds... Shifting to the W at 14 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds after midnight.
Wed
NW wind 20 to 25 kt. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 5 to 15 kt...rising to 15 to 20 kt late in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds and S 1 to 2 ft at 15 seconds.
Wed Night
NW wind 25 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, N wind 10 to 20 kt...easing to 5 to 10 kt early in the morning. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 11 seconds.
Thu
N wind 15 to 20 kt except N 5 to 10 kt within 5 nm of brookings southward. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft.
Thu Night
N wind 30 kt...easing to 15 kt after midnight. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, N wind 15 to 20 kt...veering to NE 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. NW swell 2 to 3 ft.
Fri
N wind 10 to 15 kt...backing to NW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft in the morning...becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 4 ft.
Fri Night
NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft. Slight chance of rain.
Sat
NW wind 10 to 15 kt...veering to N 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 5 ft. W swell 4 to 5 ft.
Sun
N wind 20 kt...rising to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft.
  Click Map For Detailed Forecast

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Last Update: 806 PM PDT Tue Sep 18 2018
  Forecast Discussion
   

RADAR & SATELLITE IMAGES

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data