Excessive Heat Continues today for Portions of Central and Eastern U.S.; Change in Weather Pattern this Week

Dangerous heat and humidity continues today from portions of the Plains to the East Coast. A cold front will bring lower temperatures, and potential for strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and heavy rain that could produce flash flooding to the Central and Eastern U.S. through early this week. High pressure shifts West this week with building heat and monsoonal moisture.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM (GMZ552) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM (GMZ552)
Issued by: National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
Last Update: 414 PM CDT Sun Jul 21 2019
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Tonight: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Monday: Southwest winds near 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Monday Night: West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday: West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

Wednesday: Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Wednesday Night: Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.

Thursday: East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Thursday Night: Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Friday: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Friday Night: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.



Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM (GMZ552)

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