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: 722 AM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018

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13NM NNE Ocracoke NC

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

Synopsis: AMZ100-212315- 722 AM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... Low pressure will move across the area from the south today and be north of the area tonight. A warm and moist southerly flow between low pressure to the west and high pressure over the Atlantic will produce above normal chances for showers and thunderstorms through midweek. $$

Today
S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt late. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of tstms this morning. Showers. A chance of tstms this afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm until late afternoon.
Tonight
SW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft in the evening, then 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening, then showers and tstms likely after midnight.
Sun
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
Sun Night
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
Mon
SE winds around 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
Mon Night
SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
Tue
SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Wed
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely, then a chance of showers and tstms. winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 722 AM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018
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