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Wintry mix and snow from western mountains to Ohio Valley Saturday

A storm system in the west will bring rain to California and the Desert Southwest Saturday. Snow will fall in the Sierra, Great Basin and southern Rocky Mountains. Meanwhile a warm front will bring rain to Texas with a wintry mix from the Red River Valley to southern Ohio Valley. North of this front, snow is expected from the southern Plains to northern Ohio Valley.
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Last Update: 603 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

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Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas

Marine Zone Forecast

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  • SynopsisA COASTAL TROUGH WILL REMAIN NEAR THE TEXAS COASTLINE TODAY WITH MODERATE TO STRONG EASTERLY WINDS CONTINUING. THE TROUGH WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT NORTHEAST ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TODAY WITH WIND SPEEDS SLOWLY DIMINISHING. CHANCES OF RAIN WILL EXIST IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE COASTAL TROUGH. THE CHANCE FOR RAIN WILL DECREASE SUNDAY AS THE TROUGH EXITS THE AREA. ONSHORE FLOW WILL INCREASE MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY AS A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE DEVELOPS TO THE NORTHWEST. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND RESULT IN STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW. THE COMBINATION OF THE FRONT AND AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL RESULT IN A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY.
  • Rest Of Today East wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy. Patchy drizzle in the morning. Showers likely.
  • Tonight East wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers.
  • Sunday Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth. A chance of light rain in the morning...then a slight chance of light rain in the afternoon.
  • Sunday Night Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.
  • Monday Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.
  • Monday Night Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
  • Tuesday South wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy.
  • Tuesday Night South wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy.
  • Wednesday South wind 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Wednesday Night North wind 20 to 25 knots. Bays choppy to rough. A chance of showers.



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