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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Last Update: 630 PM EDT Wed Jul 18 2018

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Synopsis: AMZ200-190615- 630 PM EDT Wed Jul 18 2018 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... A cold front will sink south along the South Carolina coastline tonight, stalling near Charleston on Thursday. The front should return north this weekend. $$

Tonight
Variable winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to NE 10 to 15 kt. seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and tstms, mainly before midnight.
Thu
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Thu Night
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Fri
SE winds 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
Fri Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
Sat
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms.
Sat Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Sun
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers and tstms through the day, then showers and tstms likely through the night.
Mon
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 630 PM EDT Wed Jul 18 2018
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