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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Coastal Waters Forecast for S of Cape Hatteras NC to Ocracoke Inlet NC out to 20 nm (AMZ154) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: S of Cape Hatteras NC to Ocracoke Inlet NC out to 20 nm (AMZ154)
Issued by: National Weather Service Morehead City, NC
Last Update: 730 AM EDT Thu Jul 18 2019




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.



Zone Forecast: S of Cape Hatteras NC to Ocracoke Inlet NC out to 20 nm (AMZ154)

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