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Last Map Update: Tue, Jan. 17, 2017 at 3:31:08 pm CST

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Temperatures will continue to be well above normal today with highs in the upper 70s in the northern ranchlands and low to mid 80s in the valley. Small craft should exercise caution on the offshore coastal Gulf waters from 20 to 60 nautical miles with seas of 3 to 6 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms are possible today into this evening.
A high risk of life threatening rip currents is possible along area beaches as the wave heights and easterly swells remain elevated across the Lower Texas gulf waters. It is advised to avoid the water until conditions improve. Warm temperatures and partly cloudy skies are expected today with Southeast winds up to 15-20 mph in the afternoon and high temperatures around 80.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms increases Wednesday with a weak cold front and upper level trough of low pressure and continues mainly through Thursday morning across Deep South Texas. Dry conditions expected for the weekend with near record warmth for Saturday before a weak cold front cools Sunday to the mid and upper 70s with strong winds.
Brownsville: Yesterday's high temperature was 13 degrees above normal and the low was 18 degrees above normal. The previous record high temperature of 83 degrees was last set in 1978 and the record low temperature of 21 degrees was set in 1888. No rainfall was reported at Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 2.28 inches was set in 1988. Harlingen: Yesterday's high temperature was 13 degrees above normal and the low was 19 degrees above normal. The record high temperature of 90 degrees was set in 1943 and the record low temperature of 32 degrees was last set in 1944. No rainfall was reported at Valley International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 1.73 inches was set in 1988. McAllen: Yesterday's high temperature was 11 degrees above normal and the low was 18 degrees above normal. The record high temperature of 88 degrees was set in 2006 and the record low temperature of 32 degrees was set in 1961. No rainfall was reported at McAllen Miller International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 0.93 inches was set in 1988.

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