An Enduring Heat Wave Begins for Texas and Southern Plains

Starting today, a blazing Heat Wave will consume much of the Southern Plains and Lower MS Valley through early next week, especially for TX. Numerous Excessive Heat Warnings, Watches and Advisories are in effect for the mid-section of TX and OK and these hazards will only become more widespread. Expect record Highs temps and very dangerous Heat Indices, both surging well north of triple digits.
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Last Update: 300 PM AKDT Wed Jul 18 2018

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16NM NE Middleton Island AK

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Synopsis: High pressure will develop over the western portions of the Gulf through Wednesday night, before shifting eastward for Thursday afternoon into Friday. This will allow a front to enter the western portions of the Gulf by Thursday afternoon.

Tonight
W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Thu
W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.
Thu Night
W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Patchy fog.
Fri And Fri Night
W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Sat
W wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
Sun Through Mon
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
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Last Update: 300 PM AKDT Wed Jul 18 2018
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