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: 301 PM PDT Wed Jul 18 2018

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9NM SW Newport OR

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
Synopsis: High pressure over the NE Pacific and thermal low pressure over SW Oregon will persist through the week. This will maintain our northerly wind pattern, with breezy conditions expected in the afternoon and evening through the week.

Tonight
N wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves N 4 ft at 6 seconds. NW swell 4 ft at 9 seconds.
Thu
N wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves N 4 ft at 6 seconds. NW swell 4 ft at 8 seconds.
Thu Night
N wind 20 to 25 kt. Gusts to 30 kt in the evening. Wind waves N 5 ft at 7 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds.
Fri
N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves N 5 ft at 7 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds.
Fri Night
N wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Wind waves N 6 ft at 8 seconds. NW swell 4 ft at 8 seconds.
Sat
N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. NW swell 5 ft.
Sat Night
N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. NW swell 5 ft.
Sun
N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 5 ft.
Mon
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 5 ft.
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Last Update: 301 PM PDT Wed Jul 18 2018
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