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Severe weather threat increases this afternoon across parts of the southern Plains

The threat of severe weather is increasing for this afternoon across a large portion of Oklahoma and Texas. The greatest threat is forecast for parts of central and northern Texas where Enhanced and Moderate Risks are in place. Very large hail, damaging winds and tornadoes, some possibly strong, are all possible. Those in this region are encouraged to remain weather-aware.
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Last Update: 348 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

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Brownsville, TX Local Forecast Office

10NM N Port Isabel TX

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

Synopsis: FAVORABLE MARINE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TODAY THROUGH MONDAY AS A WEAK COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST AND PASSES THROUGH THE LOWER TEXAS COAST. A MORE SIGNIFICANT COLD FRONT WILL AFFECT THE REGION ON TUESDAY...RESULTING IN POSSIBLE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES THAT DAY CONTINUING INTO WEDNESDAY. MARINE CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE LATE IN THE WEEK.

Tonight
South winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 7 to 12 knots late in the night. A moderate chop on the bay subsiding to a light chop late in the night. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Monday
Southwest winds 8 to 13 knots shifting northeast 7 to 12 knots late in the afternoon. A moderate chop on the bay subsiding to a light chop in the afternoon. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Northeast winds 7 to 9 knots shifting north 7 to 10 knots after midnight...then shifting northwest 8 to 13 knots early in the morning. A light chop on the bay increasing to a moderate chop early in the morning.
Tuesday
Northwest winds 13 to 18 knots becoming north 17 to 21 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Choppy on the bay.
Tuesday Night
North winds 14 to 19 knots. Choppy on the bay.
Wednesday
North winds 12 to 17 knots diminishing to 9 to 13 knots late in the afternoon. A moderate chop on the bay.
Wednesday Night
North winds 7 to 11 knots shifting northeast 7 to 8 knots late in the evening...then becoming light after midnight. A light chop on the bay subsiding to smooth after midnight.
Thursday
Southeast winds 7 to 10 knots. A light chop on the bay.
Friday
Southeast winds 7 to 12 knots. A light chop on the bay.

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Last Update: 348 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015
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