An Enduring Heat Wave Begins for Texas and Southern Plains

Starting today, a blazing Heat Wave will consume much of the Southern Plains and Lower MS Valley through early next week, especially for TX. Numerous Excessive Heat Warnings, Watches and Advisories are in effect for the mid-section of TX and OK and these hazards will only become more widespread. Expect record Highs temps and very dangerous Heat Indices, both surging well north of triple digits.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 1037 AM CDT Wed Jul 18 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
Synopsis: A light to moderate westerly flow will prevail over the marine area through the weekend as a ridge of high pressure extends across the central and southern Gulf of Mexico and a weak trough extends just north of the Gulf coast.

Rest Of Today
Northwest winds 8 to 13 knots becoming west 13 to 18 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tonight
West winds 13 to 18 knots becoming northwest 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday
Northwest winds 8 to 13 knots becoming west 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Thursday Night
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 8 to 13 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Friday
North winds 8 to 13 knots becoming southwest. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Southwest winds 8 to 13 knots becoming west. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
West winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
West winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
West winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
West winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 1037 AM CDT Wed Jul 18 2018
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