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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 333 PM EDT Sat Jun 23 2018

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12NM SSW Atlantic City NJ

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Synopsis: Low pressure and its associated fronts will affect the area tonight through Sunday. An upper trough will move across the area Sunday night. High pressure will build in for Monday and remain into Wednesday. The high will move offshore later Wednesday allowing a low and warm front to approach the area. Unsettled conditions expected for the later part of next week.

Tonight
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of tstms this evening. A chance of showers. A slight chance of tstms after midnight.
Sun
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Sun Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms until early morning.
Mon
N winds around 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt late. Seas around 3 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Mon Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tue
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tue Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Wed
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Wed Night
S winds around 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
Thu
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Thu Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 333 PM EDT Sat Jun 23 2018
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