Dangerous Heat Lingers in Southern U.S. And Severe Thunderstorms In The Central U.S.

Heat advisories and excessive heat warnings persist across the Southern U.S. today, including the Dallas, Houston and New Orleans metro areas. Dangerous heat indices with record high temperatures are expected, especially in Texas. Meanwhile, a strong cold front moving through the Central U.S. will produce severe thunderstorms from the Upper Mississippi Valley to the south-central High Plains.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM (GMZ572) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM (GMZ572)
Issued by: National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
Last Update: 1013 AM CDT Tue Jul 14 2020
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Rest Of Today: Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the morning.

Tonight: Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.

Wednesday: Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

Wednesday Night: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.

Thursday: South winds near 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Thursday Night: Southeast winds near 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 5 seconds.

Friday: East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 5 seconds.

Friday Night: East winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.

Saturday: East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

Saturday Night: East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.



Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM (GMZ572)

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