Weather overview a.m. Thursday 28 October 2021

  • Large low pressure system over the mid-Mississippi River valley brings strong winds to the Southern Plains and central Gulf Coast states and a chance for severe thunderstorms today over much of Florida and coastal Carolinas.
  • On Friday, expect heavy rain and strong winds over the northern Mid-Atlantic states and DELMARVA Peninsula, respectively.
  • Another Pacific storm brings flooding rains to northern Washington today.

— Northwest and north-central WA: Flood watches this afternoon and tonight. I-5, I-90 impacted.

— Portions of southern CA coastal mountains and valleys: Wind Advisory through this evening. Gusts 40-45 mph. I-5, I-8, I-10, US-101 impacted.

— ND/MN border: Dense Fog Advisories through midmorning. I-39, I-94 impacted.

— Southeast NE, southern and eastern KS, OK, eastern and northern TX, southwest MO, western AR: High Wind Warnings and Wind Advisories through this evening. Gusts 45-60 mph. Strongest winds over southwest KS, western OK and the eastern TX Panhandle. I-10, I-20, I-30, I-35, I-40, I-44, I-45, I-70, I-80 impacted.

— Most of LA, coastal MS, most of AL, northern GA: Wind Advisories through this evening. Gusts 35-40 mph. I-10, I-12, I-20, I-22, I-59, I-65, I-75, I-85 impacted.

— South-central PA, western MD, eastern WV, northern VA, DC: Slight risk of flash flooding Friday. 1-3 inches of rain likely. PA Turnpike, I-70, I-81, I-95 potentially impacted.

— DE, eastern shore MD, southeast PA: Winds could gust 35-50 mph Friday afternoon. Anticipate wind advisories will be issued by the NWS. I-70, I-76, I-95 potentially impacted.

— East TN border with NC: High Wind Warning through this evening. Gusts 60-70 mph. I-40 impacted.

— Southeast NC, coastal SC and GA, northern and central FL: Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms through this evening. Primary threats are damaging wind gusts and a few tornadoes.

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