An Enduring Heat Wave Begins for Texas and Southern Plains

Starting today, a blazing Heat Wave will consume much of the Southern Plains and Lower MS Valley through early next week, especially for TX. Numerous Excessive Heat Warnings, Watches and Advisories are in effect for the mid-section of TX and OK and these hazards will only become more widespread. Expect record Highs temps and very dangerous Heat Indices, both surging well north of triple digits.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 212 PM AKDT Wed Jul 18 2018

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Fairbanks, AK Local Forecast Office

28NM N Kaktovik AK

Marine Zone Forecast

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: A 988 mb low currently 300 nm north of Point Barrow will push north to near 80N and strengthen to 982 mb by Thursday morning and will drag a strong front west over the North Slope and Brooks Range tonight. A high pressure ride will build north over the north slope late Thursday and will continue into Saturday.

Tonight
SW winds 25 kt. Rain showers.
Thu
W winds 25 kt. Fog.
Thu Night
W winds 25 kt.
Fri
W winds 20 kt.
Fri Night
W winds 20 kt.
Sat
W winds 20 kt.
Sat Night
S winds 10 kt.
Sun
SW winds 10 kt.
Mon
W winds 10 kt.
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Last Update: 212 PM AKDT Wed Jul 18 2018
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