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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 347 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

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8NM SSE Gulfport MS

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A low pressure system over the Southeastern United States and a broad area of high pressure over the central and southern Gulf of Mexico will drive the weather pattern over the coastal waters through Monday. The low pressure system should become more centered over the Gulf South by Tuesday and Wednesday.

Today
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tonight
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Sunday
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Sunday Night
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Monday
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to 15 knots in the late evening. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 347 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018
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