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Winter Storm from the Mexican Border in Texas to southern New England through Thursday

A widespread winter weather event is underway from southwest Texas into parts of southern New England. Most locations will see moderate to heavy rainfall before changing over during the overnight hours. Sleet and freezing rain are expected from south/central Texas into the Southeast while significant snowfall is expected from the southern Plains across the Mid-Atlantic into New England.
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Last Update: 916 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

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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

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

  • SynopsisA STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS LATE TONIGHT. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTH AND INCREASE WITH GUSTS TO NEAR GALE FORCE LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. HAZARDOUS WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT THURSDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS A STRONG NORTHERLY WIND FLOW AND ELEVATED SEAS PERSIST.
  • Rest Of Tonight Southeast winds 8 to 13 knots becoming east 17 to 22 knots after midnight...then becoming north 23 to 28 knots early in the morning. A moderate chop on the bay increasing to rough after midnight...then increasing to very rough early in the morning. Areas of fog in the late evening and early morning. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the evening. Chance of showers after midnight...then rain early in the morning.
  • Thursday North winds 26 to 31 knots diminishing to 23 to 28 knots in the afternoon. Very rough on the bay. Rain in the morning...then widespread drizzle and rain likely in the afternoon.
  • Thursday Night North winds 19 to 24 knots diminishing to 17 to 22 knots after midnight. Rough on the bay. Chance of rain or drizzle through the night. Slight chance of light freezing drizzle early in the morning.
  • Friday North winds 14 to 19 knots diminishing to 11 to 16 knots in the afternoon. Choppy on the bay subsiding to a moderate chop in the afternoon. Chance of rain or drizzle and slight chance of light freezing drizzle in the morning...then slight chance of rain and drizzle in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night North winds 8 to 13 knots diminishing to 7 to 11 knots after midnight. A moderate chop on the bay subsiding to a light chop after midnight. Slight chance of drizzle in the evening. Slight chance of rain through the night.
  • Saturday North winds 7 to 12 knots shifting northeast 10 to 14 knots in the afternoon. A light chop on the bay increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. Slight chance of rain.
  • Saturday Night Northeast winds 8 to 13 knots. A moderate chop on the bay. Chance of rain.
  • Sunday Northeast winds 13 to 18 knots. Choppy on the bay. Rain likely.
  • Monday North winds 9 to 14 knots. A moderate chop on the bay. Chance of rain.



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