Blistering Heat Wave Across Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley This Weekend; Wet Weather In The East

A scorching Heat Wave will continue across the southern tier of the country. Temperatures and Heat Indices will reach or easily surpass triple digits, as a ridge of high pressure dominates. Widespread Excessive Heat Warnings and Advisories are in effect, will persist and spread into the Southwest/CA next week. Meanwhile, locally heavy rain will be possible for the OH Valley/Mid-Atl/Northeast.
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Last Update: 707 AM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
Synopsis: ANZ600-212330- 707 AM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018 .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... A strengthening surface low will track northeast along the Mid Atlantic coast today. A broad area of low pressure will linger to the west of the area Sunday through the middle of next week allowing an unsettled pattern to persist. $$

Today
E winds 15 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds, building to 7 to 9 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds late. A slight chance of tstms. showers.
Tonight
SE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the late evening and overnight. Seas 8 to 10 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds, subsiding to 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. Showers, mainly in the evening.
Sun
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
Sun Night
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Mon
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Showers likely. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
Mon Night
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Tue
S winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Tue Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Wed
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Wed Night
S winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 707 AM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018
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