Heat Building and Strong to Severe Storms

A building ridge of high pressure will produce possible record heat and extremely humid conditions over the next several days. The summer heat wave is already present in the south Plains, will expand across the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast and then shift into the Desert Southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front may trigger strong to severe storms w/ heavy rain from the Great Lakes to the south-central Plains
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Last Update: 950 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

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5NM E Ocracoke NC

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
Synopsis: AMZ100-180915- 950 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... Low pressure will track northeast across Eastern NC late tonight and Sunday. High pressure offshore will extend west into Eastern North Carolina through mid week. A cold front will approach late week. $$

Overnight
SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers late this evening, then showers with a chance of tstms.
Sun
SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers with a chance of tstms.
Sun Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
Mon
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
Mon Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Tue
SW winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Tue Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Wed
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Thu
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 950 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019
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