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Rain, thunderstorms possible for parts of Texas and Gulf Coast; additional rain and mountain snow forecast out West

A developing storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms across parts of South Texas and the western Gulf Coast on Thursday. Some of the thunderstorms that develop late Thursday night into Friday have the potential to be severe. Meanwhile, additional rainfall and mountain snow is forecast for northern California and the Pacific Northwest.
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Last Update: 1254 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

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Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA FROM THE NORTHWEST THROUGH FRIDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK FROM THE GULF COAST STATES EAST NORTHEAST TO JUST OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST SATURDAY MORNING INTO SUNDAY MORNING. ANOTHER LOW WILL MOVE NORTHEAST OFF THE SOUTHEAST AND MID ATLANTIC COAST LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY.
  • This Afternoon NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
  • Tonight NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
  • Fri NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Fri Night NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sat N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
  • Sat Night NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. A chance of rain in the evening.
  • Sun N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Sun Night N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
  • Mon NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of rain.
  • Mon Night NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas 3 ft. A chance of rain.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm
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