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Last Map Update: Thu, Mar. 30, 2017 at 3:32:11 pm CDT

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A cold front moves through the region this morning with areas of patchy fog ahead of it and more normal temperatures behind it. Highs today will range from the low to upper 80s. A Small Craft Advisory for winds is in effect for the Laguna Madre from 7am this morning until 1pm this afternoon. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for Gulf waters from 7am this morning until 7pm this evening.
There is a high risk of life threatening rip currents today at the beaches of South Padre Island and Boca Chica due to moderate wave heights. If you decide to enter the 75 degree surf, it is recommended to remain in water that is waist deep or less and to stay near a lifeguard, if possible. Windy to breezy conditions and partly cloudy skies this morning give way to breezy and sunny conditions this afternoon. High temperatures in the upper 70s. Don't forget to grab the sunscreen, and re-apply it often, if heading out for the day, as the UV index is in the very high to near extreme range.
Warm and breezy conditions continue into this weekend with isolated showers and thunderstorms possible, mainly in the northern ranchlands, on Sunday with an approaching cold front. Warm temperatures continue late this weekend into next week as breezy conditions return by Tuesday. High temperatures for the period range from the upper 80s to the upper 90s.
Brownsville: Yesterday's high temperature was 7 degrees above normal and the low was 14 degrees above normal, which set a daily record for warmest low temperature. The record high temperature of 98 degrees was set in 1928. The record low temperature of 39 degrees was set in 1894. No rainfall was reported at Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 1.05 inches was set in 1988. Harlingen: Yesterday's high temperature was 7 degrees above normal and the low was 4 degrees above normal. The record high temperature of 100 degrees was set in 1928. The record low temperature of 41 degrees was set in 1955. No rainfall was reported at Valley International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 1.82 inches was set in 2006. McAllen: Yesterday's high temperature was 9 degrees above normal and the low was 6 degrees above normal. The record high temperature of 99 degrees was set in 2000. The record low temperature of 46 degrees was set in 1987. No rainfall was reported at McAllen Miller International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 4.37 inches was set in 2012.

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