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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: Fri, Dec. 2, 2016 at 4:13:09 pm CST

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Increasing rain chances Today over South Texas as abundant moisture combines with a developing coastal trough and an approaching upper level low pressure system. There is a moderate risk for rip currents. There is a Small Craft Advisory in effect from 9 AM until 6 PM. Highs in the 70s.
Scattered to numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms can be expected tonight. Small Craft Advisory may be needed again tonight. Lows in the 60s to around 70.
A Small Craft Advisory is in effect from 9 AM CST Friday morning until 6 PM CST Friday evening as moderate to strong easterly winds are expected to develop in response to a developing coastal trough.
Copious moisture will combine with upper level disturbances and a frontal boundary to generate scattered to numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms Saturday and Sunday. The front will move across the region by late 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 conditions are expected after frontal passage.

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