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Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains, Severe Weather in the southeast U.S.

A significant winter storm will bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions over portions of the northern Plains, primarily North Dakota through Tuesday. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot leading to dangerous travel conditions. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub zero wind chill readings. Over the southeast U.S, strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible on Tuesday. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Tue, Dec. 6, 2016 at 8:06:10 am CST

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A Gale Watch is in effect for the Gulf of Mexico Baffin Bay to Matagorda Ship Channel out to 60 NM from late Wednesday night through Thursday evening. North winds behind an arctic front Wednesday night will increase to 25 to 30 knots, with frequent gusts around 45 knots through Thursday evening. Small Craft Advisory conditions will be in effect for the Bays and Waterways, and Small Craft Advisory conditions will follow the gale conditions for the remainder of Thursday night and for Friday.
After some patchy fog this morning, expect sunny skies and light to moderate westerly winds today. The dry westerly winds will make it warmer, with highs mainly in the 70s but a few locations could reach 80 degrees over southern portions of Kleberg and Jim Wells Counties. A cold front will approach the area late in the afternoon.
After a mainly clear start, clouds will increase and a weak cold front will move through the area overnight. Winds will be light and mainly from the north after midnight, with lows from the mid 40s north to the lower 50s closer to the coast.
There is a slight chance of for rain Wednesday, with a better chance Wednesday night as an arctic front moves through the area. It will be much colder behind the front, with lingering showers mainly over the southern half of South Texas Thursday. Dry and cool conditions on Friday, then warmer with a slight chance for rain over the eastern half of South Texas, The coolest day will be Friday morning, where a light freeze is possible over the northern portions of South Texas. Highs on Friday will be from the upper 40s to the lower 50s.

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