Dangerous Heat and Humidity Building from the Plains to the East Coast

A strengthening ridge of high pressure will produce much above average temperatures from the Plains to the East Coast, a true summer heat wave. Highs in the 90s and triple digits combined w/ humidity and dewpoints surging into the upper 70s, if not low 80s, will create heat indices as high as 110 to 115 through this weekend. Air quality will likely be poor due to haze and little air circulation.
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Last Update: 723 PM EDT Wed Jul 17 2019

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Synopsis: ANZ600-181215- 723 PM EDT Wed Jul 17 2019 .Synopsis for Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles Including Virginia Portion of the Chesapeake Bay Currituck Sound and Portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock rivers... High pressure will remain off the Southeast coast. A weak trough of low pressure will cross the region Thursday. Otherwise, hot and humid weather will continue until Monday. $$

Tonight
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
Thu
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
Thu Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
Fri
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas around 3 ft. Mainly S swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Fri Night
SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Sat
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sat Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Sun
SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sun Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms after midnight. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 723 PM EDT Wed Jul 17 2019
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