Continuous Heavy Rainfall And Threat For Flooding Over The Western Gulf Coast And Midwest; Excessive Heat Widespread Across The Desert Southwest

A very slow moving disturbance will deliver continuous tropical heavy rainfall and flooding along the Texas Gulf Coast into Louisiana. Additional heavy rainfall will be possible across the Midwest and Ohio Valley, from a circulation and stalled frontal zone. Very hot temperatures exceeding 110 degrees are likely over southern California, Nevada and Arizona, which includes Las Vegas and Phoenix.

Last Update: 346 AM AKDT Wed Jun 20 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis: A 1008 mb low 200 nm southeast of Sitkinak Island this afternoon moves to 25 nm east of the Barren Islands at 1005 mb Thu morning, then moves inland. Its associated front over the northern Gulf Thu morning moves into the north Gulf coast through early Fri morning. Ridging builds over the central and southern Gulf through Fri morning.

Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
Thu Night
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Fri Through Sun
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
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Last Update: 346 AM AKDT Wed Jun 20 2018
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