Severe Thunderstorm, Flash Flood and Heat Threats Lead up to Independence Day

Severe thunderstorms capable of mainly large hail and severe wind gusts are possible late this afternoon and into tonight over eastern Montana and parts of the western Dakotas. Excessive rainfall may result in flash flooding today over northern New Jersey, southern New York and western Connecticut. Heat Advisories have been issued today for the Twin Cities of Minnesota and the Artlatex region.
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Last Update: 322 AM PDT Fri Jul 3 2020

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Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ600-031630- 322 AM PDT Fri Jul 3 2020 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 10Z, or 3 AM PDT, a 1026 MB surface high was located 900 NM west of Seattle. A 1005 MB thermal low was centered near Las Vegas. The high will build toward the West Coast, causing increasing NW winds across the coastal waters over the weekend. $$

Today
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds. patchy fog in the morning.
Tonight
W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Sat
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Sat Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 6 seconds. patchy fog after midnight.
Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Local gusts to 25 kt western portion. Wind waves 1 ft in the morning, becoming 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Sun Night
Western portion, W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt late. Eastern portion, W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt late. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Mon
W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.
Tue
W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.
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Last Update: 322 AM PDT Fri Jul 3 2020
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