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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Last Update: 251 PM AKDT Tue Aug 20 2019

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

3NM NE Whittier AK

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A front associated with a 994 mb low enters the western Gulf Wed evening. The low then moves to 120 nm southeast of Akhiok by Thu morning at 996 mb. A 994 mb low develops along a frontal boundary in the central Gulf Thu morning then moves to 230 nm southeast of Middleton Island by Thu afternoon at 991 mb.

Tonight
W wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft. Areas of smoke.
Wed
W wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Areas of smoke.
Wed Night
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
Thu
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Thu Night
W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Fri Through Sat
W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Sun
W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
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Last Update: 251 PM AKDT Tue Aug 20 2019
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