Excessive Heat Continues for the Pacific Northwest; Flooding Impacts Expected in the Southwest U.S.

A dangerous heat wave persists for the Northwest into portions of California today with excessive heat warnings and heat advisories in effect. The active monsoon pattern with organized showers and thunderstorms and possible flash flooding with debris flows continues and will become enhanced in the Southwestern U.S. through Saturday.
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Last Update: 937 AM CDT Thu Aug 18 2022

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Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Light to moderate northwesterly winds become southwesterly tonight, with a southwesterly flow then prevailing through early next week. Afternoon thunderstorms will generally be sliding into the marine zones from the northwest through tonight.

Rest Of Today
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms.
Tonight
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Friday
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Friday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet in the evening, then 1 foot or less. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Saturday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant wave period 3 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Saturday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant wave period 3 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Sunday
Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Monday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
West winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southeast after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 937 AM CDT Thu Aug 18 2022
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