Excessive Heat Spreads East; Many Areas with Heavy Rain Threats

Hot and muggy conditions are forecast to continue across the Midwest and Northeast, while spreading eastward. A frontal boundary bringing very heavy rains to the Upper Midwest will sag southward bringing cooler temperatures to areas to the north, including the city of Chicago. Heavy rains will also be possible along the Texas Gulf Coast from a tropical disturbance.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for S of Cape Lookout NC to Surf City NC out to 20 nm (AMZ158) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: S of Cape Lookout NC to Surf City NC out to 20 nm (AMZ158)
Issued by: National Weather Service Morehead City, NC
Last Update: 315 AM EDT Mon Jun 18 2018




Today: SW winds around 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with frequent gusts to 25 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms early this morning. A slight chance of showers and tstms this afternoon.

Tonight: SW winds 15 to 20 kt with frequent gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A slight chance of showers and tstms.

Tue: W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and tstms.

Tue Night: SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms.

Wed: W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.

Wed Night: SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms.

Thu: SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to flat. A chance of showers and tstms.

Fri: NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



Zone Forecast: S of Cape Lookout NC to Surf City NC out to 20 nm (AMZ158)

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