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: 250 PM CDT Wed Jul 17 2019

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46NM S Gulf Shores AL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure will remain over the eastern and northern Gulf of Mexico, keeping a light southwesterly wind flow through Monday. The highest winds and seas will occur over the near shore waters out to 20 nm, including inland bays and sounds, during the afternoon and early evening hours due to afternoon heating inland.

Tonight
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 5 seconds.
Thursday
West winds 3 to 8 knots becoming southwest. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 4 seconds.
Thursday Night
Southwest winds 8 to 13 knots becoming west 3 to 8 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 5 seconds.
Friday
West winds 3 to 8 knots becoming southwest. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Southwest winds 3 to 8 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
Southwest winds 3 to 8 knots becoming south. 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 3 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
Southwest winds 3 to 8 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 3 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Southwest winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 250 PM CDT Wed Jul 17 2019
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