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: 315 AM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018

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Tallahassee, FL Local Forecast Office

16NM S Panama City FL

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Synopsis: Moderate westerly winds will increase tonight and even more on Sunday morning. Winds will be 15 to 20 knots on Saturday night and 20 to 25 knots on Sunday. A Small Craft Advisory is likely for Sunday as winds are expected to exceed 20 knots.

Today
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light to moderate chop. slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet by early morning. dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters choppy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Sunday
West winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Protected waters rough. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
Sunday Night
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Protected waters choppy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 4 feet in the afternoon. Dominant period 6 seconds. Protected waters a light to moderate chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
West winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Protected waters a light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Southwest 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters mostly smooth. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
South winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 315 AM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018
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