Dangerous Heat Lingers in Southern U.S. And Severe Thunderstorms In The Central U.S.

Heat advisories and excessive heat warnings persist across the Southern U.S. today, including the Dallas, Houston and New Orleans metro areas. Dangerous heat indices with record high temperatures are expected, especially in Texas. Meanwhile, a strong cold front moving through the Central U.S. will produce severe thunderstorms from the Upper Mississippi Valley to the south-central High Plains.
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Last Update: 944 AM EDT Tue Jul 14 2020

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Tampa Bay, FL Local Forecast Office

41NM SW Cedar Key FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Westerly winds will continue through mid week with possible showers during the early morning hours. Weak winds return Wednesday with onshore sea breeze in the afternoon. Some showers and thunderstorms will be possible late Wednesday night through much of Thursday. Otherwise, east to southeast winds will favor showers and storms over the waters by late evening through the overnight hours. No headlines are anticipated through the period. The main threat will be associated with showers and thunderstorms that will be capable of producing frequent lightning, locally gusty winds, and rough seas.

This Afternoon
Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning.
Tonight
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
Wednesday
West winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Wednesday Night
West winds around 5 knots then becoming north after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
Thursday
North winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest around 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
North winds around 10 knots then becoming east in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
Friday
Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east around 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered thunderstorms.
Saturday
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 944 AM EDT Tue Jul 14 2020
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