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 Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River LA out 20 nm (GMZ550) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River LA out 20 nm (GMZ550)
Issued by: National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
Last Update: 1037 PM CDT Sun Jun 17 2018
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Rest Of Tonight: Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

Monday: Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely early in the afternoon. Chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms early in the evening. Slight chance of showers through the night.

Tuesday: Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night: Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

Wednesday: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

Wednesday Night: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

Thursday: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.

Thursday Night: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

Friday: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Friday Night: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.



Zone Forecast: Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River LA out 20 nm (GMZ550)

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