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.

Last Update: 318 PM AKDT Fri Jul 20 2018

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140NM SE Chiniak AK

Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis: High pressure remains over the Gulf through Sat afternoon and then moves into the eastern Gulf Sun afternoon. A stalled front in the western Gulf moves toward the northern Gulf Sun afternoon.

S wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
S wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
Sat Night
SE wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
SE wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Sun Night
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
Mon Through Wed
SE wind up to 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
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Last Update: 318 PM AKDT Fri Jul 20 2018
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