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Heavy Snowfall expected over the Intermountain West and the Great Lakes

A series of storm systems will bring heavy snowfall to much of the Intermountain West through the weekend. Snow will also spread onto the northern Plains with travel difficulties possible. Heavy Lake Effect snow will continue in favored locations downwind of the Great Lakes with western New York picking up storm total amounts of 2 to 3 feet. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Fri, Dec. 9, 2016 at 5:32:09 am CST

National Weather Service Corpus Christi, TXNational Weather Service Corpus Christi, TXNational Weather Service Corpus Christi, TX

Much colder weather has settled in across the region today and strong northerly winds will continue to bring in cooler temperatures overnight. A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect for coastal Cameron and Willacy from 3-9 AM Friday, but the cold will be experienced by everyone. Temperatures will feel like they are 25-35 area-wide, so be sure to bundle up the kids tomorrow morning and remember to bring pets indoors. Also, if you are using a space heater indoors, be very cautious you use it properly and do not leave it unattended.
The combination of cold temperatures and strong winds will result in temperatures feeling like they are below 30°F tonight across portions of Cameron and Willacy counties, so a Wind Chill Advisory is in effect from 3-9 AM Friday morning. Remember to wear an extra layer or two and bring in the pets and livestock. Also, be very cautious with indoor heaters!
Hazardous Marine conditions persist overnight and well into Friday morning . Gale Warnings continue for the offshore waters until 6 am with the Gale warning for the Laguna Madre has been replaced by a Small Craft Advisory until 9 am. Winds to slowly diminish with the gale conditions becoming less frequent as high pressure reaches it farthest point south and spreads over the gulf waters.
Chilly temperatures are expected tonight as cold air spills across the Rio Grande Valley, with lows dropping into the mid to upper 30s north to the lower 40s south. Wind chill values may drop to 30 degrees in a few spots for an hour or so Friday morning. Be sure to prepare your heavier jackets before heading to work or school on Friday. Conditions will improve towards the end of the weekend and early next week with temperatures warming back up in the 70s and low 80s.

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