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: 730 AM EDT Thu Jul 18 2019

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
Synopsis: AMZ100-182315- 730 AM EDT Thu Jul 18 2019 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... High pressure persists well offshore with weak troughing inland into early next week. A front will approach and stall near the area by the middle of next week. $$

Today
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts to 25 kt this afternoon. Seas around 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms early this morning. A slight chance of showers and tstms this afternoon.
Tonight
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
Fri
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the morning.
Fri Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 4 to 5 ft late. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
Sat
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the morning.
Sat Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Sun
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Mon
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 730 AM EDT Thu Jul 18 2019
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