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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...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
Today
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 15 to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tonight
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. Some tstms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sun
SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Numerous showers and scattered tstms. Some tstms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sun Night
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 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 5 to 8 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Mon Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Tue
S winds around 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Tue Night
S winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Wed
S winds around 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
Wed Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers. winds and seas higher in and near tstms. 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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