Excessive Heat and Critical Fire Weather in the Southwest; Severe Weather Threats Increase Sunday in the Plains

Strong high pressure is keeping temperatures hot across much of the west and south, with excessive Heat in the desert southwest. These conditions are also producing critical fire weather threats in the Four Corners area and interior northern California. Severe thunderstorms are possible in the Plains, Mid-South, and Mid-Atlantic this weekend; with very large hail threats in the Plains Sunday.
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Last Update: 635 PM EDT Sat Jun 23 2018

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6NM WSW Tangier Island VA

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...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 205 IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS

Synopsis: ANZ600-241115- 635 PM EDT Sat Jun 23 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 weakening front over the Appalachians moves over the area tonight and disipates. Meanwhile, a stronger cold front will pass through the waters Sunday night. High pressure builds across the waters early next week. $$

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Scattered showers with a chance of tstms this evening, then a slight chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
Sun Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Mon
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Mon Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tue
E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tue Night
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Wed
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Wed Night
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. winds and waves higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 635 PM EDT Sat Jun 23 2018
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