Heat Continues For Parts Of Western & Southern U.S. While Monsoon Slowly Begins To Decrease

Another day of dangerous heat is in store for parts of the western and southern U.S. on Tuesday before a cooling trend begins Wednesday. Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect for northern CA and southwestern OR, while Heat Advisories cover parts of the southern Plains/Lower MS Valley. Meanwhile, monsoon will slowly taper off Tuesday in the Southwest, but isolated heavy rain remains possible.
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Last Update: 346 PM CDT Mon Jul 16 2018

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Mobile, AL Local Forecast Office

46NM S Gulf Shores AL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A high pressure ridge over the northeastern Gulf today will get pushed down to the southeastern Gulf by Tuesday as a weak surface front settles into the interior of Mississippi and Alabama. This pattern will bring slightly increased winds and seas mid week and also an increase in thunderstorms. Winds and seas subside somewhat late in the week, and thunderstorms become a little less widespread.

Tonight
West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 3 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Tuesday
West winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight.
Wednesday
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Wednesday Night
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight.
Thursday
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Thursday Night
West winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Friday
West winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
West winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
West winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 346 PM CDT Mon Jul 16 2018
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