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Flash flooding possible for parts of Upper Midwest

A slow-moving weather system progressing from the northern Plains to the Great Lakes will bring excessive rainfall and a risk of flash flooding to portions of the Upper Midwest on Friday. The heaviest rainfall is expected from central Iowa northeastward across southeastern Minn. and into Wisc. Rainfall totals of 1-2 inches, with locally-higher amounts, are possible through Saturday morning.
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Last Update: 730 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

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Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point MD

Marine Zone Forecast

FORECASTS OF WAVE HEIGHTS DO NOT INCLUDE EFFECTS OF WIND DIRECTION RELATIVE TO TIDAL CURRENTS. EXPECT HIGHER WAVES WHEN WINDS ARE BLOWING AGAINST THE TIDAL FLOW.


  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE OVER RHODE ISLAND WILL PUSH OFFSHORE FOR THE WEEKEND. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH ACROSS THE WATERS LATE SATURDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE LATE TUESDAY.
  • Tonight SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
  • Sat SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Sat Night S winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
  • Sun S winds 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
  • Sun Night S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
  • Mon SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
  • Mon Night SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Tue W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
  • Wed NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

    winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.




WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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Zone Area Forecast for Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point MD
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