Excessive Heat From the Midwest to Northeast Today; Heavy Rainfall Threat Increasing Along the western Gulf Coast

Heat Advisories, and in some areas, Excessive Heat Warnings, continue today as hot temperatures and high humidity combine to create dangerous conditions. A slow-moving cold front from the Northeast to the northern Rockies will be the focus for potentially heavy rainfall this week, while tropical moisture moving into the western Gulf Coast will lead to an increased flash flood threat.
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Last Update: 351 PM EDT Mon Jun 18 2018

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Morehead City, NC Local Forecast Office

12NM NNE Atlas Tanker MR

Marine Zone Forecast

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

Synopsis: AMZ100-190730- 351 PM EDT Mon Jun 18 2018 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... An offshore high/inland trough pattern will continue through mid week producing a hot southwest flow across the area. A weak frontal boundary may move into northern sections Tuesday night and Wednesday with a somewhat stronger front pushing through the area Thursday. $$

Tonight
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with frequent gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly this evening.
Tue
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the morning.
Tue Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
Wed
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
Wed Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms.
Thu
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
Thu Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
Fri
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
Sat
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 351 PM EDT Mon Jun 18 2018
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