Dangerous Heat Building in the South; Severe Storms From Plains To MS Valley

Intensifying high pressure is producing dangerous heat and humidity in the south-central U.S. with heat indexes possibly exceeding 110. Triple digit heat will also continue for some western areas. Elsewhere, a front moving through the central U.S. may produce severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall in parts of the Plains and MS Valley through Friday.
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Last Update: 231 PM PDT Thu Jul 19 2018

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14NM SW Newport OR

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY

Synopsis: High pressure over the NE Pacific and thermal low pressure over SW Oregon will persist through the week. This will maintain our northerly wind pattern, with breezy conditions expected in the afternoon and evenings, particularly over the central Oregon waters.

Tonight
N wind 15 to 20 kt. Gusts to 25 kt until early morning. Wind waves N 3 ft at 5 seconds. NW swell 4 ft at 7 seconds.
Fri
N wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, rising to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves N 3 ft at 5 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 7 seconds.
Fri Night
N wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, easing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves N 4 ft at 7 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 7 seconds.
Sat
N wind 15 to 20 kt, easing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves N 3 ft at 5 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds.
Sat Night
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt in the evening. Wind waves N 2 ft at 5 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds.
Sun
N wind 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 5 ft.
Sun Night
N wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 5 ft.
Mon
N wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 4 ft.
Tue
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 4 ft.
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Last Update: 231 PM PDT Thu Jul 19 2018
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