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: 205 PM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

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49NM SW Santa Maria CA

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Synopsis: PZZ600-210515- 205 PM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 20Z...or 1 PM PDT, a 1035 MB surface high was located about 1200 NM NW of Point Conception, and a 1007 MB thermal low was centered near Needles. This pattern will change little through Sat night. $$

Tonight
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.
Sat
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.
Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Sun
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 to 4 ft at 10 seconds and SW 2 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Sun Night
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Mon
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft. Patchy fog in the morning.
Mon Night
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft. Patchy fog after midnight.
Tue
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft. Patchy fog.
Wed
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft. Patchy fog.
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Last Update: 205 PM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018
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