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: 445 AM CDT Thu Jul 18 2019

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Synopsis: .High pressure will continue over the eastern and north central Gulf through the week leading to a light to moderate south to southwest wind flow over the marine area through much of the week. The highest winds and seas will occur over the near shore waters, including inland bays and sounds, during the afternoon and early evening hours. Better rain chances can be expected Thursday through early next week as a weak trough of low pressure slowly develops over the north central Gulf coast.

Today
West winds 3 to 8 knots becoming southwest 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
Tonight
Southwest winds 8 to 13 knots becoming west. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
Friday
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Southwest winds 8 to 13 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Saturday
West winds 3 to 8 knots becoming southwest 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
West winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Southwest winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 445 AM CDT Thu Jul 18 2019
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