Flash Flood Watches in Southeast and Tennessee Valley; Critical Fire Weather in California; Severe Weather in Upper Midwest

Flash flood watches are in effect today in parts of the Southeast and Tennessee Valley from organized areas of heavy to excessive rainfall. Meanwhile, critical fire weather conditions are likely across northern California with offshore winds and dry conditions. Finally, a strong cold front will produce severe thunderstorms across the Upper to Mid Mississippi Valley.
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6NM ESE Chicago IL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Chance Thunderstorms

    S 15kt
    1ft

    High: 77 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely

    S 20kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 67 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tuesday

    Showers Likely

    N 15kt
    1-2ft

    High: 70 °FFalling Temperatures

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chc Showers

    N 20kt
    3-5ft

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chc Showers

    N 20kt
    6ft

    High: 64 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chc Rain

    N 20kt
    5-6ft

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Rain

    N 15kt
    3-5ft

    High: 63 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    NNW 15kt
    1-3ft

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Sunny

    SW 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 75 °FFalling Temperatures


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 12:15 pm CDT Sep 20, 2021
Forecast Valid: 2pm CDT Sep 20, 2021-6pm CDT Sep 26, 2021

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Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
S wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves around 1 ft.
Tonight
S wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers between 2am and 5am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday
SSW wind around 15 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday Night
N wind around 20 kt. A slight chance of showers after 8pm. Waves 3 to 5 ft.
Wednesday
N wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A slight chance of showers before 2pm. Waves around 6 ft.
Wednesday Night
N wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A slight chance of rain after 2am. Waves 5 to 6 ft. occasionally to 8ft.
Thursday
N wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A chance of rain, mainly after 8am. Waves 3 to 5 ft.
Thursday Night
NNW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming WSW after midnight. A chance of rain. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
Friday
SW wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 41.81°N 87.56°W
Last Update: 12:15 pm CDT Sep 20, 2021
Forecast Valid: 2pm CDT Sep 20, 2021-6pm CDT Sep 26, 2021
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