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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 458 PM CDT Wed Jul 18 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
Synopsis: A light to moderate westerly flow will prevail over the marine area through the weekend as a ridge of high pressure extends across the central and southern Gulf of Mexico and a weak trough extends just north of the Gulf coast.

Tonight
West winds 13 to 18 knots diminishing to 8 to 13 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday
West winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 8 to 13 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
West winds 8 to 13 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
West winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 8 to 13 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Friday Night
West winds 8 to 13 knots increasing to 13 to 18 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 5 seconds.
Saturday
West winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
West winds 18 to 23 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
West winds 18 to 23 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
West winds 18 to 23 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
West winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 458 PM CDT Wed Jul 18 2018
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