Southern Heat Continues; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain

A summer heat wave continues across much of the Southern U.S where widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories remain in effect. Scattered thunderstorms, some severe with damaging winds and large hail, will be possible today mainly across Montana, and from the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys into the Carolinas. Excessive rainfall from thunderstorms in these areas may lead to flash flooding.
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Last Update: 1240 PM EDT Thu Jul 7 2022

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9NM SE Chincoteague VA

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Synopsis: ANZ600-080515- 1240 PM EDT Thu Jul 7 2022 .Synopsis for Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles including Virginia portion of the Chesapeake Bay, Currituck Sound and portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock Rivers... Storms are possible each afternoon and evening through Friday. Gusty winds and frequent lightning are the primary threats. Outside of convection, boating conditions are expected to remain below Small Craft Advisory thresholds through Saturday with Small Craft Advisory conditions possible by Sunday. $$

This Afternoon
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly S swell. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
Tonight
NE winds 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly SE swell. Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms early in the evening.
Fri
NE winds 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly S swell. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Fri Night
SE winds 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly S swell. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
Sat
E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers.
Sat Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers.
Sun
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers in the morning.
Mon
E winds 10 kt, becoming S. Seas around 4 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 1240 PM EDT Thu Jul 7 2022
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