Nasionale weervoorspelling: Heat continues to threaten West, tropical storm warnings issued for Gulf Coast

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The official forecast brings the center of the system near the central Louisiana coastline overnight on Friday and into early Saturday morning as a weak tropical or subtropical storm.

Potential tropical cyclone three

Potential tropical cyclone three (Krediet: Fox News)

Tropical storm warnings are now in effect from Intracoastal City, Louisiana, na die FloridaAlabama state line, including Lake Pontchartrain and New Orleans metrogebied.

Flash flood risk through Sunday morning in the Southeast

Flash flood risk through Sunday morning in the Southeast (Krediet: Fox News)

While wind gusts up to 60 mph may be possible, heavy rain and oorstromings are the primary concerns for this system – not only along the coast but across the Suidoos beginning Friday and lasting through the weekend.

A general 4-8 inches is likely across the region with isolated totals of more than 12 inches possible.

Extreme heat in the western U.S.

Extreme heat in the western U.S. (Krediet: Fox News)

Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories remain widespread across Kalifornië, Nevada, Utah en Arizona as highs climb into the 90s, 100s and upper 110s.

Severe weather threat across the Ohio Valley

Severe weather threat across the Ohio Valley (Krediet: Fox News)

High pressure will also bring hot temperatures to the Central and Southern Plains through Friday.

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Strong to severe thunderstorms will also be possible across the Ohio Valley with frequent lightning, sterk winde, hail and a few tornado’s.

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