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: 212 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2019

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Fairbanks, AK Local Forecast Office

22NM SSW Kotzebue AK

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Synopsis: Low pressure will persist N of the Bering Strait with high pressure to the S. A 1004 mb low will move E across the Chukchi Sea tonight then E across the Arctic. A 1005 mb low will develop over Chukotka Thu night and move E across the Chukchi Sea Fri. High pressure will push just N of the Bering Strait behind the lows, but generally remains S of the Strait.

Tonight
W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Thu
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
Thu Night
NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
Fri
S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Fri Night
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Sat
NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Sat Night
W winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
Sun
SW winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Mon
S winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
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Last Update: 212 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2019
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