Dangerous Heat and Humidity Building from the Plains to the East Coast

A strengthening ridge of high pressure will produce much above average temperatures from the Plains to the East Coast, a true summer heat wave. Highs in the 90s and triple digits combined w/ humidity and dewpoints surging into the upper 70s, if not low 80s, will create heat indices as high as 110 to 115 through this weekend. Air quality will likely be poor due to haze and little air circulation.
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Last Update: 359 PM EDT Wed Jul 17 2019

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...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 516 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS

Synopsis: ANZ300-180830- 359 PM EDT Wed Jul 17 2019 .Synopsis for the Long Island Waters and New York Harbor... A cold front and the remnant low of Barry then approach and slowly move through the region tonight and Thursday. The cold front then moves through late Thursday. High pressure will then remain centered over the Southeast into the weekend. Another weak cold front moves slowly through the area Saturday night, followed by a stronger cold front on Monday. $$

Tonight
SW winds around 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas 1 ft or less. Tstms this evening. Showers. Slight chance of tstms after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Thu
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Thu Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less. Chance of showers in the evening.
Fri
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW around 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas 1 ft or less.
Fri Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sat
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sat Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sun
W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sun Night
SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 ft or less. Chance of showers and tstms.
Mon
W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 ft or less. Chance of showers and tstms.
Mon Night
NW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 ft or less. Chance of showers and tstms. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 359 PM EDT Wed Jul 17 2019
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