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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45NM SE Pilottown LA

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
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
Wednesday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Thursday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
Saturday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
South winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. 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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