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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: 631 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

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Fire Island Inlet NY to Moriches Inlet NY out 20 nm

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  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE WEST AND MOVES OVER THE NORTHEAST INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. WEAK LOW PRESSURE PASSES SOUTH OF THE WATERS ON TUESDAY.
  • Today NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late this morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Tonight NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt...becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft in the evening...then 1 ft or less.
  • Sat N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sat Night NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Sun N winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft in the morning...then 1 ft or less.
  • Sun Night NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 ft or less...then 2 to 3 ft after midnight.
  • Mon E winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.
  • Tue SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of rain.



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Zone Area Forecast for Fire Island Inlet NY to Moriches Inlet NY out 20 nm
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