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Heavy Snowfall expected over the Intermountain West and the Great Lakes

A series of storm systems will bring heavy snowfall to much of the Intermountain West through the weekend. Snow will also spread onto the northern Plains with travel difficulties possible. Heavy Lake Effect snow will continue in favored locations downwind of the Great Lakes with western New York picking up storm total amounts of 2 to 3 feet. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Fri, Dec. 9, 2016 at 7:27:08 am CST

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The combination of cold temperatures and strong winds will result in temperatures feeling like they are below 30°F across portions of Cameron and Willacy counties into mid-morning. A Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until 9 AM this morning. Remember to wear an extra layer or two and bring in the pets and livestock. Also, be very cautious with indoor heaters!
Cloudy and windy conditions will continue today across Deep South Texas and the Rio Grande Valley with high temperatures nearly 25 degrees below normal for mid December. A chance of showers continues towards the coast and lower valley, with strong winds out of the northwest. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect through 6pm for all waters off of the lower Texas coast. A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect until 9am this morning.
While conditions may have improved “"a little"” since yesterday, it's not going to be a great beach day. Much colder temperatures are expected today in the wake of a cold front, with temperatures only rising to around 50. Windy conditions are expected to continue with strong northwest winds 30 to 40 mph this afternoon. The rip current risk is high today, due to the strong northwesterly winds and high wave heights. Swimming is not recommended.
Cool temperatures are expected through Saturday as high pressure continues to build, with a return towards normal and above normal temperatures expected by the end of the weekend and into mid next week with highs near and into the low 80s. Dry conditions expected along much of South Texas, with a chance of showers along mainly the coastal areas early Saturday.
Brownsville: Yesterday's high temperature was 1 degree below normal and the low was 12 degrees below normal. The record high temperature of 93 degrees was set in 1885 and the record low temperature of 34 degrees was set in 1882. Rainfall of 0.95 of an inch was reported at Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 2.14 inches was set in 1964. Harlingen: Yesterday's high temperature was 7 degrees below normal and the low was 9 degrees below normal. The record high temperature of 89 degrees was set in 1996 and the record low temperature of 30 degrees was set in 1950. Rainfall of 0.30 of an inch was reported at Valley International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 1.06 inches was set in 1967. McAllen: Yesterday's high temperature was 7 degrees below normal and the low was 8 degrees below normal. The record high temperature of 89 degrees was set in 2007 and the record low temperature of 33 degrees was set in 1976. Rainfall of 0.19 of an inch was reported at McAllen Miller International Airport . The daily rainfall record of 0.70 of an inch was set in 1964.

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