Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats From the Lower Mississippi Valley Into Ohio/Tennessee Valleys; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will be possible from the Lower Mississippi Valley into parts of the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will persist across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina.
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Last Update: 537 PM PDT Sat Sep 22 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE

Synopsis: PZZ600-230430- 537 PM PDT Sat Sep 22 2018 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 00Z...or 5 PM PDT, a 1031 MB high pressure area was centered 1000 NM west of Portland, Oregon while a 1005 MB thermal low near the California-Arizona border. The high will push closer to the west coast through Monday. Dense fog with very low visibility is some locations will be an issue at least today. $$

Tonight
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 9 seconds and SW 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy dense fog in the evening, then areas of dense fog, with vsby 1 nm or less.
Sun
NW winds 10 to 20 kt increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 4 to 5 ft dominant period 8 seconds, building to 6 to 7 ft dominant in the afternoon. Areas of dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.
Sun Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt late. combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Mon
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Mon Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Tue
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Tue Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.
Wed Through Thu
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft.
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Last Update: 537 PM PDT Sat Sep 22 2018
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