Barry Fading Away; Attention Turns To Major Summer Heat Wave

Post-Tropical Barry continues to steadily weaken and will fade away over the next day or two. The decaying system may still produce very heavy rainfall and possible flash flooding from the Lower Mississippi Valley to the Ohio Valley. Attention on the weather then shifts from Barry to a major summer heat wave mid to late week into the weekend, across much of the Central and Eastern states.
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Last Update: 402 AM EDT Tue Jul 16 2019

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Synopsis: ANZ600-162100- 402 AM EDT Tue Jul 16 2019 .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... High pressure settles off the Southeast coast today. A gradual increase in temperatures and moisture levels will lead to increasing chances for showers and storms through midweek. Heat related headlines are possible across the region from mid week through the weekend. $$

Through 7 Am
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Today
S winds 5 kt, increasing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
Tonight
SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds. Scattered showers and tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
Wed
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Wed Night
S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
Thu
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
Thu Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft late in the evening. A chance of showers and tstms.
Fri
SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sat
SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Sat Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 402 AM EDT Tue Jul 16 2019
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