Continuous Heavy Rainfall And Threat For Flooding Over The Western Gulf Coast And Midwest; Excessive Heat Widespread Across The Desert Southwest

A very slow moving disturbance will deliver continuous tropical heavy rainfall and flooding along the Texas Gulf Coast into Louisiana. Additional heavy rainfall will be possible across the Midwest and Ohio Valley, from a circulation and stalled frontal zone. Very hot temperatures exceeding 110 degrees are likely over southern California, Nevada and Arizona, which includes Las Vegas and Phoenix.

Last Update: 346 AM AKDT Wed Jun 20 2018

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14NM SE Augustine Island AK

Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis: A 1008 mb low 200 nm southeast of Sitkinak Island this afternoon moves to 25 nm east of the Barren Islands at 1005 mb Thu morning, then moves inland. Its associated front over the northern Gulf Thu morning moves into the north Gulf coast through early Fri morning. Ridging builds over the central and southern Gulf through Fri morning.

E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
S wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
Thu Night
S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Sat Through Sun
W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
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Last Update: 346 AM AKDT Wed Jun 20 2018
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