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 the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM (GMZ552) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM (GMZ552)
Issued by: National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
Last Update: 332 PM CDT Sat Jun 23 2018
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Tonight: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.

Sunday: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.

Sunday Night: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.

Monday: Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.

Monday Night: Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.

Tuesday: Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.

Wednesday: Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Wednesday Night: Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.

Thursday: Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Thursday Night: Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.



Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM (GMZ552)

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