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: 416 PM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Surface high pressure will continue over the central and northern Gulf of Mexico through early next week leading to a light to moderate westerly flow over the marine area through early Saturday. A weakening frontal boundary is forecast to shift south towards the coast over the weekend leading to a moderate to strong westerly flow late Saturday through early Monday. Winds and seas will be locally higher around showers and thunderstorms moving mostly south towards the coast and offshore through early next week.

Tonight
Southwest winds 8 to 13 knots becoming west. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
Saturday
West winds 8 to 13 knots becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Southwest winds 13 to 18 knots becoming west 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
Sunday
West winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 18 to 23 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
West winds 18 to 23 knots becoming northwest 13 to 18 knots. Seas around 6 feet subsiding to around 4 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
Monday
Northwest winds 8 to 13 knots becoming west. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Northwest winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Northwest winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Northwest winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Northwest winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Southwest winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 416 PM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018
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