Dangerous Heat Building in the West; Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest

A long duration heat wave will build across the Southwest, California, and Pacific Northwest. Dangerous heat is also forecast for the Great Basin and South Plains. Severe storms in the Upper Midwest may have locally heavy rain, damaging winds, and very large hail. Heavy rain and flooding will also be possible in the Deep South and Appalachians.
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Last Update: 1010 PM CDT Thu Aug 13 2020

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Mobile, AL Local Forecast Office

45NM SSW Destin FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A ridge of high pressure extending from the western Atlantic into the Gulf waters persists through the end of the week. Expect a light to occasionally moderate west to southwest flow with little change in seas through early next week. Winds and seas will be higher near showers and thunderstorms each day. Waterspouts are possible early each morning.

Rest Of Tonight
South winds 8 to 13 knots becoming southwest. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 3 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Friday
Southwest winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 3 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Southwest winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant wave period 3 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight.
Saturday
West winds 8 to 13 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Showers likely in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
West winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Sunday
West winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
West winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Monday
Northwest winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant wave period 3 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Northwest winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 3 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Tuesday
North winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 3 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
West winds 3 to 8 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 3 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 1010 PM CDT Thu Aug 13 2020
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