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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Fri, Feb. 24, 2017 at 11:08:09 am CST

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A Red Flag Warning is in effect for most of Deep South Texas and the Rio Grande Valley from noon until 6pm today with humidity decreasing and winds expected to increase behind a dry cold front moving through the region. Outdoor burning is not recommended, as any fire outside today will likely spread rapidly. High temperatures will rise into the upper 80s and low 90s for most. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for Gulf waters beyond 20 nautical miles until 9am this morning.
There is a Red Flag Warning in effect from 12pm until 6pm today to highlight the high danger for the spread of fires for all of Deep South Texas except coastal Cameron and Coastal Willacy. Any fires that develop, would have the ability to spread quickly as a result of low humidity values and breezy northwesterly winds.
A moderate risk of rip currents at area beaches today.  it's recommended to use a non-inflatable flotation device, such as a life jacket or boogie board, and swim near any available lifeguards. Sunny and breezy conditions are expected today with highs in the low 90s.
Temperatures expected to stay above normal into next week, with highs in the upper 70s to upper 80s for this weekend and well into the 90s by Tuesday. Dry conditions continue this weekend through Tuesday. A cold front and mainly coastal showers and thunderstorms are possible on Wednesday.
Brownsville: Yesterday's high temperature was 17 degrees above normal and the low was 1 degree above normal. A new record high temperature of 92 degrees was set, tying the previous record high temperature of 92 degrees last set in 2016. The record low temperature of 25 degrees was set in 1901. No rainfall was reported at Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 1.02 inches was set in 1923. Harlingen: Yesterday's high temperature was 20 degrees above normal and the low was 2 degrees below normal. A new record high temperature of 96 degrees was set, breaking the previous record high temperature of 93 degrees in 2016. The record low temperature of 32 degrees was set in 1978. No rainfall was reported at Valley International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 0.73 inches was set in 1912. McAllen: Yesterday's high temperature was 24 degrees above normal and the low was 2 degrees below normal. A new record high temperature of 101 degrees was set, breaking the previous record high temperature of 98 degrees in 1996. The record low temperature of 33 degrees was set in 1964. No rainfall was reported at McAllen Miller International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 0.51 inches was set in 1970.

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