An Enduring Heat Wave Begins for Texas and Southern Plains

Starting today, an blazing Heat Wave will consume much of the Southern Plains and Lower MS Valley through early next week, especially for TX. Numerous Excessive Heat Warnings, Watches and Advisories are in effect for the mid-section of TX and OK and these hazards will only become more widespread. Expect record Highs temps and very dangerous Heat Indices, both surging well north of triple digits.
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Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Sunny

    N 10kt
    2-3ft

    High: 73 °F
    Water: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    NNE 10kt
    2ft

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    SSE 10kt
    2ft

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely

    SSE 15kt
    2-3ft

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    S 15kt
    2-3ft

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    WSW 10kt
    1ft

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chc Showers

    WNW 10kt
    1-2ft

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    NNW 15kt
    2-4ft

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers

    NNW 15kt
    4-5ft

    High: 74 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 10:16 am CDT Jul 18, 2018
Forecast Valid: 12pm CDT Jul 18, 2018-6pm CDT Jul 24, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
N wind around 10 kt. Sunny. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Tonight
NNE wind around 10 kt becoming ESE after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves around 2 ft.
Thursday
SSE wind around 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves around 2 ft.
Thursday Night
SSE wind 10 to 15 kt. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Friday
S wind 10 to 15 kt becoming WSW in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Friday Night
WSW wind around 10 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Waves around 1 ft.
Saturday
WNW wind around 10 kt. A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Saturday Night
NNW wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of showers. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
Sunday
NNW wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. A chance of showers. Waves 4 to 5 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: 41.87°N 87.41°W
Last Update: 10:16 am CDT Jul 18, 2018
Forecast Valid: 12pm CDT Jul 18, 2018-6pm CDT Jul 24, 2018
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