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Last Map Update: Sat, Mar. 25, 2017 at 10:30:09 am CDT

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An another warm spring day is expected across Deep South Texas today with decreasing cloud cover from the morning into the afternoon. The afternoon will warm into the upper 80s to middle 90s across the region. For the mariners, expect south-southeasterly winds across the coastal waters with a light chop on the bay and gulf seas of 3 to 8 feet, occasionally higher at times. Small Craft Advisory will remain in effect across the offshore gulf waters from 20 to 60 nautical miles out until 12 pm CST.
A high rip current risk is expected today on the beaches of South Padre Island and at Boca Chica Beach due to elevated swell and moderate wave heights. If you decide to enter the 73 degree surf, it's recommended to remain in water that is waist deep or less and to stay near a lifeguard, if possible. Mostly sunny skies with warm afternoon temperatures in the lower 80s is expected today at the area beaches. Don't forget to grab the sunscreen before heading out for the day as the UV index is in the very high to near extreme range for today.
Partly cloudy skies, above average temperatures and breezy winds are expected for the majority of the upcoming 5 days across Deep South Texas. Winds will be the lightest across the region on Monday. In addition to breezy winds, Thursday will feature a slight chance for rain and a few thunderstorms as a weak cold front advances into the region.
Brownsville: Yesterday's high temperature was 6 degrees above normal and the low was 12 degrees above normal. The record high temperature of 98 degrees was set in 1945. The record low temperature of 41 degrees was set in 1952. No rainfall was reported at Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 1.97 inches was set in 1882. Harlingen: Yesterday's high temperature was 4 degrees above normal and the low was 13 degrees above normal. The record high temperature of 102 degrees was set in 1945. The record low temperature of 37 degrees was set in 1952. Yesterday’s low of 73 degrees broke the record for the highest minimum low temperature. No rainfall was reported at Valley International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 1.30 inches was set in 1940. McAllen: Yesterday's high temperature was 7 degrees above normal and the low was 13 degrees above normal. The record high temperature of 97 degrees was set in 1996. The record low temperature of 42 degrees was set in 1974. Yesterday’s low of 74 degrees broke the record for the highest minimum low temperature. No rainfall was reported at McAllen Miller International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 0.29 of an inch was set in 1967.

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