Expanding Heat Wave; Locally Heavy Rain Shifts to Northeast

Oppressive temperatures and dangerous heat indices continue across the southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley, especially in Texas. The Excessive Heat expands to the Southwest, California and parts of Oregon starting Monday. Meanwhile, unsettled weather will persist over the East, as locally heavy to excessive rainfall shifts from the Mid-Atlantic to the Northeast.
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Last Update: 427 AM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH

Synopsis: AMZ100-222030- 427 AM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... The area will remain in between high pressure offshore and low pressure to the west and southwest through midweek. $$

Today
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt late this morning and afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft this afternoon. Near shore, seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy late this morning and afternoon. A slight chance of showers and tstms early this morning, then a chance of showers and tstms late this morning. Showers and tstms likely this afternoon.
Tonight
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. Showers and tstms likely.
Mon
SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. Showers and tstms.
Mon Night
SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, except 5 to 7 ft near shore. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. Showers and tstms.
Tue
SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. Showers and tstms.
Tue Night
SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. Showers and tstms.
Wed
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. Showers and tstms likely.
Thu
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 427 AM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018
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