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: 716 AM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018

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Norton, MA Local Forecast Office

26NM NE Nantucket MA

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: ANZ200-220000- 716 AM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Winds around high pressure over the Gulf of Maine usher marine stratus / fog across the waters today. This ahead of low pressure with tropical moisture moving N from the Mid-Atlantic, its attending warm front lifting N across S New England into Sunday morning ushering showers and thunderstorms with torrential downpours and gusty winds. Bermuda high pressure then builds west toward S New England next week bringing tropical humidity and warm temperatures. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible Monday and again Thursday with drier conditions likely Tuesday and Wednesday. For information on possible hazardous weather beyond the 24-36 hour forecast period, please visit www.weather.gov/boston and follow the Current Hazards link above the map on the left. $$

Today
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 nm or less.
Tonight
E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sun
SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sun Night
SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Mon
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Mon Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Tue
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Tue Night
S winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Wed
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Wed Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
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Last Update: 716 AM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018
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