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Strong Pacific Storm System Bringing Heavy Rain, Mountain Snow and Strong Wind to California

Another Pacific storm system will bring a continued threat for heavy rain, very heavy mountain snow, and strong winds to California through Tuesday. The threat of flooding, landslides, and avalanches will create dangerous travel conditions in many parts of the state. In addition, downed trees and power lines could lead to scattered power outages. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Mon, Feb. 20, 2017 at 2:13:08 pm CST

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[Update 11:30am] Most showers and thunderstorms have moved off into offshore Gulf waters this morning, with a few lingering showers in the coastal sections of Deep South Texas and the Rio Grande Valley into early this afternoon. Sky conditions are expected to improve from west to east this afternoon into this evening. High temperatures will range from the upper 70s to near mid-80s. Small craft should exercise caution on offshore Gulf waters beyond 20 nautical miles today with seas of 3-6 feet and occasionally higher.
[Update 11:30am] A high risk of life threatening rip currents is expected today at area beaches due to elevated swell heights. Showers and thunderstorms will continue to move across mainly offshore waters into this afternoon. Sky conditions are expected to improve late this afternoon into this evening. There continues to be a risk of lightning early this afternoon.
Dry air works back into the Rio Grande Valley and Deep South Texas through the rest of the week with temperatures rising into the upper 80s and low 90s by Thursday. A weak dry cold front expected on Friday, bringing temperatures back towards the upper 70s and near 80 for the beginning of the weekend.
Brownsville: Yesterday's high temperature was 11 degrees above normal and the low was 8 degrees above normal. The record high temperature of 88 degrees was last set in 1986 and the record low temperature of 22 degrees was set in 1900. No rainfall was reported at Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 0.81 of an inch was set in 1937. Harlingen: Yesterday's high temperature was 15 degrees above normal and the low was 5 degrees above normal. A new record high temperature of 90 degrees was set yesterday, breaking the previous record of 89 degrees set in 1959. The record low temperature of 27 degrees was set in 1936. No rainfall was reported at Valley International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 1.55 inches was set in 1973. McAllen: Yesterday's high temperature was 17 degrees above normal and the low was 5 degrees above normal. The record high temperature of 98 degrees was set in 1986 and the record low temperature of 37 degrees was set in 1979. No rainfall was reported at McAllen Miller International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 0.33 of an inch was set in 2010.

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