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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: 623 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

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Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA FROM THE NORTHWEST TODAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST SATURDAY. ANOTHER LOW WILL MOVE NORTHEAST OFF THE SOUTHEAST AND MID ATLANTIC COAST LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY.
  • Today NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
  • Tonight NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
  • Sat NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
  • Sat Night N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sun N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sun Night NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Mon E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Rain likely.
  • Mon Night E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Rain likely.
  • Tue N winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.
  • Tue Night S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Rain likely.



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