Excessive Heat in the Interior West; Monsoon Conditions in the Southwest

Dangerous heat is expected to be in place across portions of California, especially the Central Valley, and across the Interior Northwest into Friday. Heat Advisories will also be in place across the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi River Valley. Monsoonal showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows from the Four Corners region and Southwest through Friday.
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Last Update: 236 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

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34NM W Brookings OR

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

Synopsis: A thermal trough near shore will bring increasing north winds into this evening. Steep seas south of Cape Blanco will expand across the waters this afternoon with gales developing south of Gold Beach. The gales will linger into Wednesday morning. The thermal trough pushes farther inland Wednesday, with seas remaining steep through Wednesday evening. Stronger north winds may return Friday into Saturday evening, especially south of Cape Blanco.

Today
Northern portion, N wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt late afternoon. Southern portion, N wind 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds and S 1 to 2 ft at 14 seconds.
Tonight
N wind 20 to 25 kt northern portion and N 30 kt southern portion. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. W swell 2 ft at 9 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds after midnight.
Wed
N wind 30 kt...easing to 20 to 25 kt late in the afternoon. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. Swell W 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.
Wed Night
N wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. Swell W 3 ft.
Thu
N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Swell W 3 ft.
Thu Night
Northern portion, N wind 15 kt. Southern portion, N wind 15 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Swell W 3 to 4 ft.
Fri
N wind 20 kt...rising to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft... Building to 7 ft. Swell W 3 ft.
Sat
N wind 25 kt...easing to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft...subsiding to 4 ft after midnight. Swell W 2 to 3 ft.
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Last Update: 236 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022
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