An Enduring Heat Wave Begins for Texas and Southern Plains

Starting today, a blazing Heat Wave will consume much of the Southern Plains and Lower MS Valley through early next week, especially for TX. Numerous Excessive Heat Warnings, Watches and Advisories are in effect for the mid-section of TX and OK and these hazards will only become more widespread. Expect record Highs temps and very dangerous Heat Indices, both surging well north of triple digits.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from 20 to 60 NM (GMZ475) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from 20 to 60 NM (GMZ475)
Issued by: National Weather Service Lake Charles, LA
Last Update: 350 PM CDT Wed Jul 18 2018




Tonight: Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.

Thursday: West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Thursday Night: West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

Friday: West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Friday Night: Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

Saturday: West winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

Saturday Night: Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

Sunday: West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

Sunday Night: West winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

Monday: West winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Monday Night: West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.



Zone Forecast: Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from 20 to 60 NM (GMZ475)

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