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: 914 AM PDT Sat Jun 23 2018

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Synopsis: PZZ600-232230- 914 AM PDT Sat Jun 23 2018 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 15Z...or 8 AM PDT...A 1027 MB high pressure center was located about 900 NM west of Point Conception and a 1004 MB thermal low was along the California - Arizona border. $$

Today
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Tonight
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt with local gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Strongest winds across the western portion. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.
Sun
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Local gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Sun Night
SW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.
Mon
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Mon Night
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.
Tue
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog.
Wed
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.
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Last Update: 914 AM PDT Sat Jun 23 2018
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