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Flash flooding possible across parts of central Plains and Upper Midwest

Heavy rain is forecast from the central Plains into the Upper Midwest and will bring a threat of flash flooding to these regions Thursday into Friday. The heaviest rain on Thursday is expected from northern Kansas across eastern Nebraska, Iowa and southeastern Minnesota into Wisconsin.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

48NM E Racine WI

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Today

Partly Sunny

E 15kt
1-2ft

High: 69 °F
Water: 68 °F

Tonight

Chance Thunderstorms

SSE 15kt
1-2ft

Low: 68 °F

Friday

Chance Thunderstorms

S 15kt
3ft

High: 74 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms

S 15kt
2ft

Low: 71 °F

Saturday

Thunderstorms Likely

SSW 10kt
2ft

High: 73 °F

Saturday
Night

Slight Chc Thunderstorms

SSW 10kt
1ft

Low: 68 °F

Sunday

Slight Chc Thunderstorms

WNW 10kt
< 1ft

High: 70 °F

Sunday
Night

Slight Chc Thunderstorms

S 15kt
1-2ft

Low: 67 °F

Labor
Day

Thunderstorms Likely

SSW 20kt
3ft

High: 74 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 10:02 am CDT Aug 28, 2014
Forecast Valid: 11am CDT Aug 28, 2014-6pm CDT Sep 3, 2014

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Detailed Forecast

WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES OVER THE NORTHERN LAKES
    WILL MOVE EAST TO NEW ENGLAND THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. A TROUGH OF
    LOW PRESSURE AVERAGING 29.7 INCHES OVER THE WESTERN PLAINS WILL
    MOVE NORTHEAST TO MINNESOTA AND IOWA FRIDAY...THEN WILL
    CONSOLIDATE INTO A LOW THAT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN LAKES
    SATURDAY AFTERNOON. A WEAK TRAILING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH
    ACROSS THE LAKE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. THIS FRONT WILL LIFT
    BACK NORTH AS A WARM FRONT SUNDAY NIGHT...AS STRONGER LOW PRESSURE
    MOVES ACROSS THE NORTHERN LAKES AND ONTARIO SUNDAY NIGHT AND
    MONDAY.
  • Today E wind 10 to 15 kt. Partly sunny. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Tonight ENE wind 10 to 15 kt becoming SSE after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Friday S wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves around 3 ft.
  • Friday Night S wind around 15 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves around 2 ft.
  • Saturday SSW wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Waves around 2 ft.
  • Saturday Night SSW wind around 10 kt becoming W after midnight. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Waves around 1 ft.
  • Sunday WNW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday Night ESE wind 10 to 15 kt becoming S after midnight. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Labor Day SSW wind 15 to 20 kt. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Waves around 3 ft.
*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.