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.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
6NM SSW Sitka AK
Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]
High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.
Water temperature forecast is experimental.
Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point
Last Update: 7:40 am AKDT Sep 16, 2014
Forecast Valid: 12pm AKDT Sep 16, 2014-6pm AKDT Sep 22, 2014
WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.
- SynopsisA WEAK WEATHER FRONT OVER THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE PANHANDLE
WILL DISSIPATE AS IT DRIFTS SE THROUGH TUE. HIGH PRESSURE OVER
THE GULF WILL DRIFT OVER THE PANHANDLE TUE NIGHT AS A WEATHER
SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE W CENTRAL GULF. OUTLOOK. A STRONG LOW AND
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE GULF WED NIGHT AND THU.
- This Afternoon Variable winds 5 kt or less. A slight chance of rain before 1pm. Seas around 3 ft.
- Tonight Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly cloudy. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
- Wednesday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
- Wednesday Night ESE wind 5 to 10 kt. Rain likely after 1am. Seas around 2 ft.
- Thursday SE wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain. Seas around 4 ft.
- Thursday Night SSW wind around 15 kt. Rain. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
- Friday S wind around 10 kt. Rain. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
- Friday Night SSE wind around 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 4 ft.
- Saturday E wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Rain likely. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area.
Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone
forecast and the NDFD graphics.
The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc.
These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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