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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: 709 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisONE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD FROM THE OHIO VALLEY EASTWARD AND OFF THE NORTHERN MID ATLANTIC COAST TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. ANOTHER LARGER AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES AND NEW ENGLAND THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
  • Tonight N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the late evening and early morning...then increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 ft with a dominant period of 15 seconds... Building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 14 seconds in the late evening and overnight.
  • Wed NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft with a dominant period of 15 seconds.
  • Wed Night E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Thu NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Thu Night NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Fri NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
  • Fri Night E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Sat E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Sat Night SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Sun S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm
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