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Oppressive heat and humidity building into the central and southeast U.S.

A heat wave is building into parts of the central and southeast U.S. this week. The combination of heat and humidity will lead to dangerous heat indices, especially in parts of the central Mississippi River Valley where an Excessive Heat Warning is in effect. Heat Advisories are in effect elsewhere across the region. Relief is not expected for several days.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 1006 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

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Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...



  • SynopsisA WEAK TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT...BECOMING MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY STRONG THURSDAY INTO THURSDAY NIGHT. ONSHORE FLOW WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH BY THIS WEEKEND.
  • Rest Of Tonight Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Bays choppy.
  • Thursday South wind 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy.
  • Thursday Night Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bays choppy.
  • Friday Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
  • Friday Night Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
  • Saturday Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
  • Saturday Night Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
  • Sunday Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
  • Sunday Night Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
  • Monday Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Monday Night Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.



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Zone Area Forecast for Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas
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