Shifting Heat Wave from Southern Plains to West; A Very Wet Few Days for East

Oppressive temperatures and dangerous heat indices will linger for another day or two across the Southern Plains/Lower MS Valley, especially TX. Meanwhile, another widespread Heat Wave is beginning across the Southwest, CA and Northwest for this week. Finally, an anomalous upper trough over the East will continue to inundate the Mid-Atlantic region with tropical heavy to excessive rainfall.
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Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Thunderstorms Likely

    SSE 12kt
    < 1ft
  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely

    SSE 15kt
    Waves Building4ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Heavy Rain

    SSE 17ktWinds Decreasing
    4-5ft
  • Tuesday

    Heavy Rain

    SSE 16kt
    4ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Showers

    S 15kt
    4ft
  • Wednesday

    Thunderstorms Likely

    S 15kt
    3-4ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    SSW 13kt
    3ft
  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Likely

    SSW 13kt
    3ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    SW 11kt
    3ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 1:18 am EDT Jul 23, 2018
Forecast Valid: 4am EDT Jul 23, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 29, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT MONDAY THROUGH

Synopsis: AMZ200-230830- 914 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... An upper level low to the west will bring unsettled weather and an extended period of south to southeast winds through the upcoming week across the coastal waters. $$

Overnight
SSE wind around 12 kt. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 5am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday
SSE wind 12 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 24 kt. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Seas 1 ft or less building to 4 ft.
Monday Night
SSE wind 14 to 17 kt decreasing to 11 to 14 kt after midnight. Periods of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Tuesday
SSE wind 13 to 16 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Periods of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Seas around 4 ft.
Tuesday Night
S wind around 15 kt. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas around 4 ft.
Wednesday
S wind 12 to 15 kt. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Wednesday Night
SSW wind 11 to 13 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 3 ft.
Thursday
SSW wind 10 to 13 kt. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Seas around 3 ft.
Thursday Night
SW wind 9 to 11 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 3 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 34.33°N 77.66°W
Last Update: 1:18 am EDT Jul 23, 2018
Forecast Valid: 4am EDT Jul 23, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 29, 2018
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