Historic Flooding Continues in the Midwest

Historic and catastrophic flooding will continue across portions of the central Plains and Upper Midwest for the rest of the week. A weak low pressure system will slide through the region over the next couple of days and produce additional light-to-moderate rain. A series of storms begins to impact the West Coast tonight and into tomorrow with rain and mountain snows.
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Last Update: 804 AM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

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4NM S Santa Cruz CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON

Synopsis: PZZ500-200330- 804 AM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Southerly winds will continue today and tonight ahead of an approaching low pressure system and cold front moving in from the west. Expect winds to increase and veer to the west northwest on Wednesday. A long period west swell will arrive today increasing shoaling on bars and harbor entrances. $$

Today
S winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming SW 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 18 seconds.
Tonight
SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening, then showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Wed
SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 15 seconds. Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon.
Wed Night
SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 14 seconds and SW 3 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of showers.
Thu
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 17 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
Fri
W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft. Slight chance of showers, then showers likely.
Sat
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 8 to 10 ft. winds and wind waves higher in and near thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 804 AM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019
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