Summer Heat Continues For Several Spots, While Severe Storms With Torrential Rainfall Will Threaten The Northeast into Mid-Atlantic Region

More summer heat is expected for parts of the West, South and Northeast before focusing over the southern Plains later this week. Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect for parts of the West, while Heat Advisories blanket each region. A strong cold front will clash with a hot, very moist air mass for afternoon/evening severe storms w/ high winds and intense rainfall from the Northeast to Mid-Atl.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 349 PM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018

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45NM SE Pilottown LA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A ridge of high pressure will prevail across the central to southern Gulf of Mexico through the week. A weak cold front over the interior southeast states is expected to move south and approach the north Gulf coast Wednesday into Thursday before dissipating while lifting back north late in the week. Upper level disturbances and tropical moisture will result in more numerous showers and thunderstorms at times through the week. Thunderstorms will produce occasionally much higher winds and seas than the prevailing forecast.

Tonight
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Wednesday Night
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Thursday Night
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely early in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.
Friday Night
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Sunday
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 349 PM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018
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