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Flooding Rains Continue to Threaten the Southwest, Southern Plains

Heavy rain is soaking much of southern and central New Mexico and Texas Thursday as the remnants of Odile moving into the southwestern United States. Up to four inches of rain has been reported in parts of New Mexico as of Thursday morning. Additional rainfall of two to four inches, with local amounts to six inches, can be expected through the weekend.
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Last Update: 717 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

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Rhode Island Sound

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...


  • SynopsisSTRONG CANADIAN HIGH PRES WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND. ANOTHER COLD FRONT SHOULD APPROACH THE WATERS MON. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS FOR TUESDAY.

    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.
  • Tonight W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Fri NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Fri Night E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Sat S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sat Night S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sun S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog.
  • Sun Night SW winds around 10 kt...becoming W after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
  • Mon W winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Mon Night NW winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Tue NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Tue Night NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

    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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