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.

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 357 PM EDT Sat Jun 23 2018

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Detroit/Pontiac, MI Local Forecast Office

4NM NNE Port Hope MI

Marine Zone Forecast

North winds 5 to 10 knots. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early in the evening...then a chance of light showers in the late evening and early morning. Light showers early in the morning. Waves around 2 feet or less.
North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Light showers until late afternoon...then a slight chance of light showers late in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet late in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Partly cloudy until early morning then clearing. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late evening and overnight.
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet. see lake huron open lake forecast for days 3 through 5.
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Last Update: 357 PM EDT Sat Jun 23 2018
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