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Heavy snow expected over the Inter-mountain West; Lake Effect Snow will finally diminish on Saturday

A series of storm systems will continue bring heavy snowfall to much of the Inter-mountain West through the weekend. Snow will also spread onto the northern Plains, with travel difficulties possible. Heavy lake-effect snow will finally begin to diminish on Saturday in the Great Lakes where significant travel hazards have been observed. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Sat, Dec. 10, 2016 at 6:44:09 am CST

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The weekend will start out with one more day of grey overcast skies and northerly winds for the region. Temperatures will slowly warm up today, with highs in the 50s inland and 60s right along the coast. Most of the area will stay dry today, but some light rain and drizzle is once again possible, primarily across the coastal counties. For the mariners: there is a Small Craft Advisory for the Gulf waters through 10 am for hazardous seas.
Although it will be warmer today with lighter winds, conditions will remain rough in the surf. Wave heights will run 6 to 8 feet. Rip current risk remains high and swimming is not recommended. Temperatures will warm into the mid 60s by this afternoon, but cloudy skies are expected and rain chances linger.
Temperatures rebound as we move into the latter half of the weekend and the new work week, with above normal temperatures returning. A mix of sun and clouds and generally dry conditions are expected through Wednesday. The next cold front will move across the region during the day Thursday bringing cooler temperatures and another shot at rain.
Brownsville: Yesterday's high temperature was 27 degrees below normal and the low was 13 degrees below normal. The record high temperature of 88 degrees was set in 1919 and the record low temperature of 31 degrees was set in 1978. No rainfall was reported at Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 2.54 inches was set in 1982. Harlingen: Yesterday's high temperature was 26 degrees below normal and the low was 11 degrees below normal. The record high temperature of 88 degrees was last set in 2007 and the record low temperature of 33 degrees was set in 1976. A trace of rainfall was reported at Valley International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 1.23 inches was set in 1964. McAllen: Yesterday's high temperature was 24 degrees below normal and the low was 9 degrees below normal. The record high temperature of 91 degrees was set in 2008 and the record low temperature of 34 degrees was set in 1978. A trace of rainfall was reported at McAllen Miller International Airport . The daily rainfall record of 0.96 of an inch was set in 1982.

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