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Wintery Weather Stretching from the West Coast to the Great Lakes

Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for the Great Lakes with 2 to 3 feet storm total snow possible. Arctic Air extends across much of the U.S. with breezy winds and temperatures 15-35 degrees below normal in the Northern Plains. Out west, heavy mountain snow and some low elevation snow and freezing rain forecast as a warmer weather system interacts with the Arctic airmass. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Wed, Dec. 7, 2016 at 2:19:11 pm 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 early Thursday morning through Thursday evening. North winds behind an arctic front Wednesday night will increase to 25 to 30 knots, with frequent gusts around 40 knots through Thursday evening. Small Craft Advisory conditions will be needed for the bays and waterways, and Small Craft Advisory conditions will follow the gale conditions for the remainder of Thursday night and for Friday.
Today will be cooler with more cloud cover across the region. Winds will be light from the northeast. A very isolated shower or patchy drizzle will be possible today, but most locations will remain dry.
An arctic cold front will move through South Texas late tonight into early Thursday morning. Isolated to scattered showers will be possible overnight. North winds will gradually increase behind this front tonight into early Thursday morning.
Expect much colder temperatures with rain lingering over the southern portions of South Texas on Thursday, with highs in the 50s. Temperatures on Friday are not expected to reach 50 degrees in most areas, after morning lows in the 30s (and a possible light freeze over some northern areas). A brief warming trend will ensue this weekend with patchy light rain or showers. Another front will move through late Sunday, bringing cooler temperatures and dry conditions on Monday.

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