Western Heat and Monsoon Continues; Increasing Moisture in the East

High pressure continues to produce excessive heat and critical fire weather conditions for portions of the west, with heavy rains and potential for flash flooding associated with the monsoons in the southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front approaching the east coast is increasing the humidity and heat index, and bringing potential for heavy rain and flash flooding.

Last Update: 304 PM AKDT Sun Jul 15 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis: A 1003 mb low 70 nm Southeast of Middleton Island moves to 70 nm Southeast of Yakutat at 1015 mb and dissipates Tue afternoon. A 1011 mb 30 nm Southwest of Kodiak City remains nearly stationary and weakens to 1017 mb by Tue afternoon. A 1014 mb low 390 nm south of Kodiak City rides along to the front to 10 nm West of Annette at 1015 mb for Tue afternoon.

SW wind 15 kt becoming variable less than 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft subsiding.
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft building to 6 ft in the afternoon.
Mon Night
SW wind 20 kt becoming S 10 kt after midnight. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 2 ft after midnight.
Tue Through Wed
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Thu Through Fri
S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
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Last Update: 304 PM AKDT Sun Jul 15 2018
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