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: 348 PM CDT Tue Aug 20 2019

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Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A light mostly onshore flow continues over the marine area as a ridge of surface high pressure continues to stretch from the western Atlantic to the north central Gulf. Winds, waves, and seas will be locally higher near thunderstorms through the forecast period. Conditions will also remain favorable for isolated waterspouts, especially during the morning and early afternoon hours.

Tonight
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Scattered showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Wednesday
East winds 8 to 13 knots becoming southeast. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Southeast winds 8 to 13 knots becoming 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Thursday
Southeast winds 3 to 8 knots becoming south 8 to 13 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
South winds 8 to 13 knots becoming 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
South winds 3 to 8 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Southwest winds 3 to 8 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
Southwest winds 3 to 8 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
South winds 3 to 8 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
South winds 3 to 8 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 348 PM CDT Tue Aug 20 2019
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