Excessive Heat and Critical Fire Weather in the Southwest; Severe Weather Threats Increase Sunday in the Plains

Strong high pressure is keeping temperatures hot across much of the west and south, with excessive Heat in the desert southwest. These conditions are also producing critical fire weather threats in the Four Corners area and interior northern California. Severe thunderstorms are possible in the Plains, Mid-South, and Mid-Atlantic this weekend; with very large hail threats in the Plains Sunday.
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Last Update: 220 PM PDT Sat Jun 23 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: Gusty north winds and steep wind driven seas will continue to strengthen and spread north through this evening, with gales and very steep and hazardous seas expected south of Gold Beach late this afternoon and evening. Conditions will improve slightly later Sunday into Monday, but gusty north winds and steep seas are likely to continue through the week, with periods of Gales and very steep and hazardous seas possible Tuesday and beyond.

Tonight
N wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt late tonight. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 10 seconds and S 1 ft at 17 seconds.
Sun
N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 9 seconds and S 1 ft at 16 seconds.
Sun Night
N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed swell W 1 to 2 ft at 11 seconds and S 1 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy drizzle in the evening. Slight chance of drizzle after midnight.
Mon
N wind 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 3 ft... Building to NW 5 ft in the afternoon. Slight chance of drizzle in the morning. Slight chance of rain through the day.
Mon Night
N wind 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.
Tue
N wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.
Tue Night
N wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 4 ft after midnight.
Wed
N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.
Thu
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 ft... Building to W 5 ft and SW 1 ft.
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Last Update: 220 PM PDT Sat Jun 23 2018
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