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Significant threat for flash floods in the Southwest U.S. this week

Heavy precipitation is expected over portions 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 by Thursday, with some locales receiving up to 9 inches. Flash Flood Watches are in effect for much of this area.
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Last Update: 230 PM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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Waters from Cape Mendocino to Pt. Arena CA from 10 to 60 nm

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  • SynopsisA LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE LIGHT TO MODERATE SOUTHERLY WINDS ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH THURSDAY AS IT MOVES INTO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. SEAS WILL SLOWLY INCREASE WEDNESDAY AND THIS WEEKEND AS A HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM STRENGTHENS OFFSHORE. SEAS WILL BE HIGHER ACROSS THE OUTER WATERS.
  • Tonight S winds up to 5 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 15 seconds.
  • Wed SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves S 5 ft at 8 seconds...and NW 6 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
  • Wed Night SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves SW 7 ft at 9 seconds... And NW 5 ft at 15 seconds. Showers likely.
  • Thu S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves SW 7 ft at 9 seconds.
  • Thu Night N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 11 seconds.
  • Fri N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at 8 seconds...and SW 4 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Sat S winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 9 ft at 11 seconds.
  • Sun NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 11 seconds.



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Zone Area Forecast for Waters from Cape Mendocino to Pt. Arena CA from 10 to 60 nm
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