Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats From the Lower Mississippi Valley Into the Mid-Atlantic; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy rainfall will continue through midweek from the lower Mississippi Valley to the Mid-Atlantic. Elevated to critical fire weather threat continues across the Central Great Basin and the Central Rockies; and there is an elevated fire risk from southwestern Oregon to northern California. Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and the Carolinas.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM (GMZ552) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM (GMZ552)
Issued by: National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
Last Update: 330 AM CDT Mon Sep 24 2018
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Today: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Tonight: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Wednesday: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Thursday: Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

Thursday Night: Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Friday: East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Friday Night: East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.



Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM (GMZ552)

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