Blistering Heat Wave Across Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley This Weekend; Wet Weather In The East

A scorching Heat Wave will continue across the southern tier of the country. Temperatures and Heat Indices will reach or easily surpass triple digits, as a ridge of high pressure dominates. Widespread Excessive Heat Warnings and Advisories are in effect, will persist and spread into the Southwest/CA next week. Meanwhile, locally heavy rain will be possible for the OH Valley/Mid-Atl/Northeast.
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Last Update: 157 PM AKDT Fri Jul 20 2018

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22NM SSW Kotzebue AK

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A 1025 mb ridge of high pressure will remain over mainland Alaska. A 1010 mb low will move to the Central Bering Sea by Sun morning, and to the Western Alaska Peninsula by Mon morning. A weather front will move NE across the Chukchi Sea Sat night and Sun.

Tonight
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Sat
E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Sat Night
S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Sun
SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Sun Night
SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Mon
S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Mon Night
W winds 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
Tue
W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Wed
W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
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Last Update: 157 PM AKDT Fri Jul 20 2018
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