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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45NM SE Pilottown LA

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
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Tonight
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Sunday
West winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Seas building to 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet in the afternoon. Dominant period 5 seconds in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
West winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
Monday
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 feet in the afternoon. Dominant period 6 seconds in the afternoon. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Northwest winds near 10 knots becoming northeast after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
North winds near 10 knots becoming west late in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 347 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018
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