Very Dangerous Heat Wave Impacting the Southern Plains and Spreading Eastward

A blazing heat wave will consume much of the southern Plains and lower Mississippi River Valley through early next week, especially in Texas. Expect record highs temperatures and very dangerous heat indices, both surging well over 100 degrees. Click the link to the right for more info on how to keep you, your family/pets, and friends safe during the summer heat.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 330 AM CDT Thu Jul 19 2018

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7NM NNW Gary IN

Marine Zone Forecast

Today
East winds 5 to 10 kt becoming southeast 10 to 15 kt, then becoming south 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tonight
South winds 15 to 25 kt. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
Friday
South winds 15 to 20 kt. Intermittent showers in the morning. Thunderstorms likely through the day. Showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
Friday Night
West winds 15 to 20 kt becoming northwest after midnight. Intermittent showers and thunderstorms likely through the night. Chance of waterspouts after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 ft building to 2 to 4 ft after midnight.
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Last Update: 330 AM CDT Thu Jul 19 2018
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