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Significant threat for flash flooding continues across the southwestern U.S.

Heavy precipitation continues to be forecast for much of the Southwest U.S. this week due to the remnants of weakening Tropical Storm Odile. The heavy rainfall will be concentrated across southern Arizona, southern New Mexico and western Texas where 3 to 6 inches could fall through Friday, with some locales receiving up to 9 inches. Flash Flood Watches remain in effect for much of this area.
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Last Update: 717 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

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Coastal Waters East of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisHIGH PRES BUILDS OVER THE WATERS THRU THU. ANOTHER COLD FRONT PASSES THROUGH THU NIGHT AND EARLY FRI FROM N TO S FOLLOWED BY STRONG CANADIAN HIGH PRES INTO NEXT WEEKEND.

    FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE CURRENT HAZARDS LINK ABOVE THE MAP ON THE LEFT.
  • Today NW winds around 5 kt...becoming SE this afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Tonight S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Thu W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Thu Night N winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Fri NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Fri Night S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sat S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Sat Night SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Sun S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Sun Night SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.

    seas are reported as significant wave height...which is the average of the highest third of the waves. individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.




SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal Waters East of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary
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