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: 1047 AM EDT Sat Jun 23 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH

Synopsis: AMZ100-232230- 1047 AM EDT Sat Jun 23 2018 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... An inland trough/offshore high pattern will prevail through today. A cold front will approach from the northwest Sunday and move through Monday into Monday night. High pressure will build into the area Tuesday and gradually move offshore Wednesday. $$

Rest Of Today
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt late. seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy late. A slight chance of showers and tstms early this afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms late.
Tonight
SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms.
Sun
SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the morning.
Sun Night
SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms.
Mon
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
Mon Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after midnight. A chance of tstms. A chance of showers.
Tue
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
Wed
SE winds around 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 1047 AM EDT Sat Jun 23 2018
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