Historic Flooding Continues in the Midwest; Upcoming Soaking Rain for Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

Historic flooding continues across parts of the central U.S. this week, despite dry weather. Meanwhile, two cold fronts digging into the Eastern half of the U.S. will draw a developing coastal low and surge of Atlantic moisture into eastern North Carolina and the Mid-Atlantic for a soaking rain. This low will track up the Northeastern seaboard Thursday/Friday for locally heavy rain and mtn snow.
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Last Update: 716 AM EDT Wed Mar 20 2019

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17NM NE Montauk NY

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Synopsis: ANZ200-210000- 716 AM EDT Wed Mar 20 2019 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... High pres along the southern New England coast this morning slowly drifts seaward to south of the Maritimes tonight. Thursday a Gale Center develops off the Mid Atlc coast, moving NE along the coast Thu night and then across the MA coastline Fri before possibly intensifying into a Storm Fri night along the Maine coast. This powerful storm lingers near the Maine coast Saturday before finally exiting Sat night. High pressure then builds into the Mid Atlc waters Sunday. 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. $$

Today
S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
Tonight
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Thu
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.
Thu Night
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Fri
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Fri Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of showers.
Sat
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Sat Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Sun
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Sun Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 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.

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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Last Update: 716 AM EDT Wed Mar 20 2019
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