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Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. this weekend

A Pacific storm system will continue to impact the West Coast through Sunday. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding, river and small stream flooding, as well as mudslides and debris flows, especially over burn scars. At higher elevations, strong winds and heavy snowfall, with accumulations of 1 to 3 feet, could result in hazardous travel through mountain passes.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 346 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

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Laguna Madre From the Port Of Brownsville to the Arroyo Colorado

Marine Zone Forecast

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES


  • SynopsisLIGHT NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOW TO MODERATE SEAS WILL PREVAIL TODAY. WINDS WILL BECOME LIGHT SOUTH TONIGHT AND MONDAY...INCREASING TO MODERATE SOUTHEAST BY MONDAY AFTERNOON. SEAS WILL REMAIN LOW TO MODERATE THROUGH MONDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE ON TUESDAY...PRODUCING GALE FORCE GUSTS OF WIND FROM THE NORTH AND HIGH SEAS. HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS WILL THEN PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
  • Today Northeast winds 7 to 11 knots. A light chop on the bay. Slight chance of light rain in the morning...then chance of light rain in the afternoon.
  • Tonight Northeast winds 7 to 8 knots in the evening becoming light. A light chop on the bay subsiding to smooth after midnight. Slight chance of light rain.
  • Monday Light winds becoming south 9 to 12 knots. Smooth on the bay increasing to a moderate chop.
  • Monday Night South winds 9 to 14 knots. A moderate chop on the bay.
  • Tuesday Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to 20 knots late in the morning...then becoming northwest 24 to 29 knots with gusts to around 42 knots in the afternoon. A moderate chop on the bay increasing to choppy late in the morning...then increasing to very rough in the afternoon.
  • Tuesday Night North winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around 36 knots becoming northwest 16 to 21 knots after midnight. Rough on the bay subsiding to choppy after midnight.
  • Wednesday South winds 14 to 19 knots. Choppy on the bay.
  • Thursday South winds 12 to 17 knots. A moderate chop on the bay.



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Zone Area Forecast for Laguna Madre From the Port Of Brownsville to the Arroyo Colorado
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