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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 340 PM CDT Mon Jun 18 2018

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15NM E New Orleans LA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A broad area of low pressure will move through the western Gulf of Mexico and into Texas today and tonight. High pressure will then build over the eastern Gulf of Mexico and remain in place through the end of the week.

Tonight
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Tuesday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Tuesday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Wednesday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Thursday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Friday
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Saturday
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
Saturday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
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Last Update: 340 PM CDT Mon Jun 18 2018
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