Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest.
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Last Update: 330 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021

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25NM S Wiscasset ME

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Synopsis: ANZ100-082130- 330 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... High pressure will remain over the waters today, providing a weak gradient and light winds. A low pressure system passes south and east of the Gulf of Maine on Monday, and another low pressure system is expected to do the same late Tuesday into Tuesday night. $$

Today
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tonight
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
Sat
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
Sat Night
W winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sun
NW winds around 10 kt, becoming SW with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Sun Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.
Mon
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
Mon Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
Tue
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tue Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
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Last Update: 330 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021
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