Heavy Rainfall Threat for Southern Plains and Mississippi Valley; Mild Temperatures for the East

Widespread showers and thunderstorms with the risk for flash flooding from the Southern Plains to the Mississippi Valley develops on Tuesday. Moisture tracking into the Pacific Northwest will bring heavy lower elevation/coastal rain and mountain snow. Meanwhile, unseasonably warm temperatures continue for the eastern two-thirds of the country.
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Last Update: 256 PM EST Mon Feb 6 2023

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Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

Synopsis: ANZ600-070815- 256 PM EST Mon Feb 6 2023 .Synopsis for Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles including Virginia portion of the Chesapeake Bay, Currituck Sound and portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock Rivers... High pressure builds over the area tonight into Tuesday. The high will slide off the coastal Carolinas late Tuesday through Wednesday. A weak cold front crosses the waters Wednesday before lifting back to the north as a warm front on Thursday. $$

Through 7 Pm
NW winds 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Tonight
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt after midnight, then diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Tue
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds.
Tue Night
SW winds 15 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds.
Wed
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Mainly E swell. Dominant period 12 seconds.
Wed Night
NE winds 5 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly E swell. Dominant period 12 seconds.
Thu
SE winds 10 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon and evening, then becoming SW with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers through the night.
Fri
SW winds 15 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely through the night. A chance of showers after midnight.
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Last Update: 256 PM EST Mon Feb 6 2023
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