Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend.
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Last Update: 717 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

23NM SE Gloucester MA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE WATERS THIS EVENING WITH ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS FOR SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATER MONDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS TOWARDS THE WATERS FOR TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE CURRENT HAZARDS LINK ABOVE THE MAP ON THE LEFT.

Tonight
W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms this evening.
Sun
NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sun Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Mon
S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. Some tstms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall.
Mon Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. Some tstms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall.
Tue
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Tue Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
Wed
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Wed Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Thu
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Thu Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms. seas are reported as significant wave height...which is the average of the highest third of the waves. individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
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Last Update: 717 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016
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