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.
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Last Update: 555 PM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

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Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: AMZ200-210515- 555 PM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... High pressure will remain anchored offshore through much of the upcoming period, maintaining S and SW winds. A surface trough inland will approach the coast late in the week, and could bring an increase in TSTMs. A weak cold front is expected to cross the coast early on Sunday. $$

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Isolated showers and tstms late.
Wed
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Isolated showers and tstms.
Wed Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Isolated showers and tstms.
Thu
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Thu Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Fri
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Sat
SW winds 10 kt, becoming E. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
Sun
E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 555 PM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019
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