Excessive Heat and Critical Fire Weather in the Southwest; Severe Weather Threats Increase Sunday in the Plains

Strong high pressure is keeping temperatures hot across much of the west and south, with excessive Heat in the desert southwest. These conditions are also producing critical fire weather threats in the Four Corners area and interior northern California. Severe thunderstorms are possible in the Plains, Mid-South, and Mid-Atlantic this weekend; with very large hail threats in the Plains Sunday.
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Last Update: 1019 AM EDT Sat Jun 23 2018

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Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

5NM SSW Naples FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Weak high pressure over the eastern Gulf of Mexico is forecast to bring a northwest wind up to 10 kts today. The wind will become southeast once again on Sunday. Showers and thunderstorms will be possible each day through the week. Seas are forecast to be up to 2 feet for the coastal waters through the middle of next week.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Jun 21, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

3 nautical miles northeast of Fowey Rocks. 7 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades. 7 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth. 10 nautical miles southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Rest Of Today
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tonight
East winds 5 knots nearshore and east 5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the evening...then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Sunday
East southeast winds 5 knots becoming south. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth. A chance of showers in the morning. A chance of thunderstorms . Showers likely.
Sunday Night
East southeast winds 5 knots nearshore and east southeast 5 to 10 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the evening...then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Monday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
Monday Night
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Tuesday
East southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
East southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas less than 1 foot. Bay and inland waters smooth. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
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Last Update: 1019 AM EDT Sat Jun 23 2018
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