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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 331 PM CDT Tue Aug 20 2019

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8NM SSE Gulfport MS

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Ridge extension of Bermuda high pressure area across the northern Gulf of Mexico will persist through the week. Unsettled pattern will provide several periods of thunderstorms over the coastal waters through Saturday.

Tonight
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
Thursday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Friday Night
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Saturday Night
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight.
Sunday
North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Sunday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight.
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Last Update: 331 PM CDT Tue Aug 20 2019
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