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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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-North Carolina border out to 20 nm (ANZ656) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-North Carolina border out to 20 nm (ANZ656)
Issued by: National Weather Service Wakefield, VA
Last Update: 635 PM EDT Sat Jun 23 2018


Tonight: SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds. Scattered showers with a slight chance of tstms this evening, then a slight chance of showers and tstms after midnight.

Sun: SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds, subsiding to 2 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds late.

Sun Night: SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight, then becoming W 10 to 15 kt late. Seas around 2 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds, building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms.

Mon: N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds.

Mon Night: NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Tue: E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Tue Night: SE winds 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

Wed: S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Wed Night: S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



Zone Forecast: Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-North Carolina border out to 20 nm (ANZ656)

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