Hazardous Summer Heat Continues For Several Spots

More summer heat is expected for parts of the western and southern U.S. this week. Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect for parts of the West, while Heat Advisories blanket the South. Record high temperatures are possible in the South this weekend well into next week, so this period of hazardous heat will be a prolonged one.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 305 AM CDT Wed Jul 18 2018

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49NM E 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 Today 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.

Today
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Tonight
West winds near 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 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 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Friday
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 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. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 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. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 305 AM CDT Wed Jul 18 2018
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