Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain from Great Lakes to Mid-Atlantic; Excessive Heat For Central/Southern U.S. to Mid-Atlantic

Severe thunderstorms are possible today into Sunday across the upper Great Lakes region to the northern Mid-Atlantic. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Meanwhile, dangerous heat will continue through Sunday across the central and southern U.S. into the Mid-Atlantic.
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Last Update: 657 PM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

5NM SW Chesapeake Light VA

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Synopsis: ANZ600-230615- 657 PM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017 .Synopsis for Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles Including Virginia Portion of the Chesapeake Bay Currituck Sound and Portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock rivers... High pressure remains over the western Atlantic as a persistent trough lingers over central Virginia through the weekend. A weakening cold front pushes across the waters Tuesday. Weak troughing persists along the Mid Atlantic Coast the rest of the week. $$

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt this late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds this late evening and overnight. A slight chance of showers and tstms this evening, then a chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
Sun
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms late.
Sun Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Mon
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
Mon Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
Tue
W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N early in the afternoon, then becoming E late. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Tue Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Wed
E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Wed Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Thu
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 657 PM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017
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