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: 413 AM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018

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Tampa Bay, FL Local Forecast Office

13NM WSW Ozello FL

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Synopsis: An area of low pressure will push south into the southeastern US this weekend, leading to increasing westerly winds. Wind speeds may increase to near advisory levels Sunday through Monday, mainly over the northern waters. Otherwise, the winds are expected to remain 15 knots or less through the period. The main hazard will be scattered to numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms, which will be capable of producing gusty winds, increased seas, and dangerous lightning.

Today
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
Tonight
West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
Sunday
West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
West winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
Monday
Southwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Southwest winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
Tuesday
South winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming southwest around 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming south around 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Southwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Numerous thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 413 AM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018
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