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Heavy Rain From East Texas to the Central Gulf Coast; Lower Mississippi Valley

Showers and thunderstorms, heavy at times, are expected from south Texas to the central Gulf coast and the lower Mississippi Valley through the weekend. Heavy rain will also spread into the Pacific and interior Northwest, with snow in the higher elevations of the Cascades. Snow will also impact the northern Great Lakes and northern New England at times. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Sat, Dec. 3, 2016 at 3:48:09 pm CST

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A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for the Coastal Waters until 3 PM this afternoon and for the Gulf Waters until 6 PM this evening. There is also a High Risk of Rip Currents along the coast until 12 PM today.
Scattered to numerous showers with a chance of thunderstorms can be expected Today as abundant moisture combines with a coastal trough as it pushes inland. Then a cold front is expected to stall across South Texas this afternoon and tonight. There is a high risk for rip currents this morning then diminishing through the afternoon. There is a Small Craft Advisory in effect through this afternoon.
Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms will continue tonight as a cold front stalls across the area. Lows from the 50s inland to 60s coast.
An upper level disturbance will contribute to numerous showers and isolated to scattered thunderstorms Sunday. Precipitation will end from west to east Monday as the upper system moves east. No precipitation Tuesday. A strong cold front is expected to move across South Texas by late Wednesday. Isolated showers may occur over the Coastal Bend and adjacent Coastal Waters along the front. Colder and drier conditions are expected Wednesday Night and Thursday.

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