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Heavy rain possible for parts of the northern Rockies & Plains; Severe storms for the Upper Midwest

An unseasonably strong storm system in the northwest U.S. will bring showers and thunderstorms, some heavy, to parts of the northern Rockies and northern Plains through Saturday. Isolated flash floods will be possible in these areas. Some of the storms could be severe in parts of the Dakotas into Minnesota, with large hail and damaging winds.
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Last Update: 404 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

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Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisMODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED OVER THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY BECOMING WEAK TO MODERATE SUNDAY AND CONTINUING INTO MUCH OF NEXT WEEK. SEAS WILL REMAIN LOW AND MAY EVEN BECOME FLAT AT TIMES EARLY NEXT WEEK. CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL RETURN TO THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK AS DEEPER MOISTURE INCREASES ACROSS THE AREA.
  • Today Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
  • Tonight Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots shifting south after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
  • Sunday South wind 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
  • Sunday Night Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
  • Monday South wind 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
  • Monday Night Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
  • Tuesday South wind up to 5 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon. Bays smooth.
  • Tuesday Night Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
  • Wednesday South wind up to 5 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon. Bays smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Wednesday Night Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots decreasing to up to 5 knots after midnight. Bays smooth.



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Zone Area Forecast for Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas
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