Heat Continues For Parts Of Western & Southern U.S. While Monsoon Slowly Begins To Decrease

Another day of dangerous heat is in store for parts of the western and southern U.S. on Tuesday before a cooling trend begins Wednesday. Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect for northern CA and southwestern OR, while Heat Advisories cover parts of the southern Plains/Lower MS Valley. Meanwhile, monsoon will slowly taper off Tuesday in the Southwest, but isolated heavy rain remains possible.
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Last Update: 716 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EDT

Synopsis: ANZ200-180000- 716 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... A cold front will approach from the west late this afternoon and move across the waters late tonight into early Wed, while weak low pressure develops along the front south of Nantucket. High pres will follow for Thu and Fri. High pres will move east of the waters Fri night and Sat. For information on possible hazardous weather beyond the 24-36 hour forecast period, please visit www.weather.gov/boston and follow the Current Hazards link above the map on the left. $$

Today
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms this morning, then a chance of showers and tstms this afternoon. Some tstms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall this afternoon.
Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and tstms. Some tstms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Wed
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed Night
N winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
Thu
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
Thu Night
S winds around 5 kt, becoming SW around 5 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
Fri
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Fri Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Sat
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
Sat Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
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Last Update: 716 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018
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