Hot Weather Over Much of the U.S.

Tuesday may be the first day of September, but it will feel more like July in much of the country. Highs in the low to mid 90s will be common from the central and southern Plains across the southeast and into the mid-Atlantic. Highs over 100 will be common in the desert southwest. The hot weather is expected to continue in many areas through the Labor Day weekend.
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Last Update: 717 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

10NM SE Newport RI

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH INTO THE WATERS LATE TONIGHT FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRES ON TUE AND WED. ANOTHER FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION LATE THU WITH STRONGER HIGH PRES BUILDING S FROM THE MARITIMES FRI INTO SAT.

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Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Tue
N winds around 5 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tue Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Wed
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Wed Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Thu
W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Thu Night
SE winds around 5 kt...becoming NE after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Fri
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Fri Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sat
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sat Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. 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.

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: 717 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015
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