Severe Thunderstorms and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.; A Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

Multiple rounds of widespread heavy rain, localized flash flooding, and severe thunderstorms are possible from the central Plains into the Great Lakes today, Friday and Saturday. A dangerous heatwave with record breaking and triple digit temperatures is expected this weekend into next week over the Northwest U.S. Excessive Heat Watches and Warnings have been issued.
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Last Update: 127 PM EDT Thu Jun 24 2021

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8NM SE Newport RI

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Synopsis: ANZ200-250600- 127 PM EDT Thu Jun 24 2021 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... High pressure builds south of Nova Scotia today. Weak low pressure off the Mid Atlantic coast drifts north tonight and then across southeast New England early Fri, before lifting northeast into the Gulf of Maine and dissipating later Fri. Thereafter, high pressure south of Newfoundland and low pressure tracking across the Great Lakes, yields a persistent SSW flow across the MA and RI waters this weekend. This weather pattern likely lingers into early next week. For additional information on possible hazardous weather for the week ahead, please visit www.weather.gov/boston/ehwo $$

This Afternoon
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Tonight
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Fri
SE winds around 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Fri Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sat And Sat Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sun Through Mon
SW winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Mon Night
SW winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.

Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
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Last Update: 127 PM EDT Thu Jun 24 2021
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