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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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Last Update: 956 PM PDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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58NM SW Santa Cruz CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH

Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE IS STRENGTHENING OVER THE COASTAL WATERS IN THE WAKE OF A SLUGGISH UPPER LOW. THIS PATTERN IS LEADING TO GENERALLY DETERIORATING CONDITIONS FROM INCREASING NORTHWEST WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS. UNFAVORABLE WINDS AND SEAS ARE FORECAST PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEKEND BEFORE BEGINNING TO TAPER OFF EARLY NEXT WEEK.

Tonight
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.
Sat
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 8 seconds.
Sat Night
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Sun
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Sun Night
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 8 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Memorial Day
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft and S 3 ft.
Tue
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft. SW swell 3 ft.
Wed
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft and SW 3 ft.
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Last Update: 956 PM PDT FRI MAY 22 2015
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