Widespread Summer Heat; Multiple Spots For Severe Weather
A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are possible from the Mid-Atlantic to the Ohio Valley and central Plains.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.
Water temperature forecast is experimental.
Last Update: 2:36 pm EDT Aug 20, 2019
Forecast Valid: 8pm EDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2019
Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.
See Lake Erie open lakes forecast for Friday through Sunday.
The water temperature off Toledo is 76 degrees, off Cleveland 76
degrees, and off Erie 77 degrees.
- This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
- The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.