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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
346 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE FORCE CONDITIONS EXPECTED ALONG THE LOWER TEXAS
COASTLINE TODAY...

A STRONG COLD FRONT HAS CLEARED THROUGH THE LOWER TEXAS COASTLINE
THIS MORNING. IN THE WAKE OF THIS FRONTAL PASSAGE VERY STRONG
NORTH WINDS WILL PREVAIL TODAY LIKELY REACHING GALE FORCE LEVELS
PERIODICALLY THROUGHOUT THE DAY. THESE VERY STRONG NORTH WINDS
WILL MAINTAIN VERY ROUGH SEAS AND ADVERSE MARINE CONDITIONS
TODAY.

GMZ130-132-135-150-155-170-175-051800-
/O.CON.KBRO.GL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
346 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS WILL PREVAIL TODAY AT 28 TO 33 KNOTS WITH
  GUSTS FROM 35 TO 40 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...THE GULF SWELLS WILL INCREASE INTO THE 9 TO 12 FOOT
  RANGE THIS MORNING WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET. THE BAY
  WATERS WILL BE VERY ROUGH THROUGH THIS MORNING AND THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...GALE FORCE WINDS WILL ARRIVE EARLY THIS MORNING AND
  WILL PERSIST THROUGHOUT THIS AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE OCCURRING...OR
FORECAST TO OCCUR WITHIN THE NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS. OPERATING A
VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY
EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT
THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
337 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.GALE FORCE WINDS IN THE WAKE OF LAST NIGHTS COLD FRONT WILL
PERSIST INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS. THESE STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS WILL
CAUSE THE TRANSPORT OF SOME WATER OUT OF THE BAYS AND CAUSE TIDE
LEVELS TO RUN 1 TO 2 FEET BELOW NORMAL...ESPECIALLY NORTHERN
PORTIONS OF THE BAYS.

GMZ350-355-370-375-051745-
/O.CON.KHGX.GL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150305T2100Z/
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
337 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

* SEAS...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET NEARSHORE AND 8 TO 13 FEET BEYOND
  20 NM.

* WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH SOME GUSTS ABOVE 40 KNOTS INTO
  EARLY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

MARINERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN CHANGES IN VISIBILITY OVER
SHORT DISTANCES. REDUCE YOUR SPEED AND KEEP A LOOKOUT FOR OTHER
VESSELS...BUOYS AND BREAKWATERS. KEEP YOUR NAVIGATION LIGHTS ON.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER CRAFT
OR NOT EQUIPPED WITH RADAR...SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE HARBOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
337 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.GALE FORCE WINDS IN THE WAKE OF LAST NIGHTS COLD FRONT WILL
PERSIST INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS. THESE STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS WILL
CAUSE THE TRANSPORT OF SOME WATER OUT OF THE BAYS AND CAUSE TIDE
LEVELS TO RUN 1 TO 2 FEET BELOW NORMAL...ESPECIALLY NORTHERN
PORTIONS OF THE BAYS.

GMZ330-335-051745-
/O.EXT.KHGX.GL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150305T2100Z/
/O.EXT.KHGX.LO.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
337 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* BAY WATERS...VERY ROUGH.

* WATER LEVELS...FALLING TO BETWEEN 1 AND 2 FEET BELOW
  NORMAL...ESPECIALLY ACROSS NORTHERN PARTS OF THE BAYS.

* CURRENTS...STRONG EBB CURRENTS ARE LIKELY. SHOALING WILL BE
  POSSIBLE IN SOME OF THE SHALLOW LOCATIONS.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH SOME GUSTS ABOVE 40
  KNOTS THIS MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

MARINERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN CHANGES IN VISIBILITY OVER
SHORT DISTANCES. REDUCE YOUR SPEED AND KEEP A LOOKOUT FOR OTHER
VESSELS...BUOYS AND BREAKWATERS. KEEP YOUR NAVIGATION LIGHTS ON.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER CRAFT
OR NOT EQUIPPED WITH RADAR...SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE HARBOR.

A LOW WATER ADVISORY MEANS WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW AVERAGE. MARINERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION
AND TRANSIT AT THE SLOWEST SAFE NAVIGABLE SPEED TO MINIMIZE
IMPACT.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
330 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...VERY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THROUGH
MUCH OF TODAY...

A VERY STRONG NORTH FLOW WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE GUSTS IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF TODAY. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY
DECREASE ACROSS THE BAYS THIS AFTERNOON AND ACROSS THE COASTAL
WATERS LATE AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING. HOWEVER...WINDS WILL
REMAIN STRONG TONIGHT ALONG WITH LARGE SEAS...THEREFORE SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL LIKELY BE ISSUED AFTER THE GALE WARNING
EXPIRES.

GMZ230-235-250-255-270-275-051800-
/O.CON.KCRP.GL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
330 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS: 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE GUSTS.

* SEAS: BUILDING TO 11 TO 13 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL HIGHER SEAS.
  BAYS ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

TE

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
334 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

GMZ011-052045-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
334 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO
12 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 12 TO 15 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
344 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING CANCELLED FOR THE HILL COUNTRY AND METRO
AUSTIN...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY CANCELLED FOR WESTERN AREAS...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR HILL COUNTRY I-35 AND
ADJACENT COUNTIES...

.STRONG ARCTIC AIR WILL CONTINUE TO SWEEP THROUGH THIS MORNING.
AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND MOIST GULF AIR WILL COMBINE TO
PRODUCE PRECIPITATION ABOVE THE COLD AIR WITH THE RESULT EXPECTED
TO BE A MIX OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET ACROSS THE ADVISORY
AREAS. THE PRECIPITATION HAS BEEN LESS THAN PREVIOUSLY ANTICIPATED
AND IMPACTS NOT AS SIGNIFICANT. WE HAVE DOWNGRADED THE WINTER
STORM WARNING TO A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MINOR TRAVEL
IMPACTS. THE PRECIPITATION HAS ENDED IN THE WESTERN COUNTIES AND
WE HAVE CANCELLED THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY THERE.

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LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-KERR-BANDERA-GILLESPIE-KENDALL-BLANCO-
HAYS-TRAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LLANO...BURNET...GEORGETOWN...
KERRVILLE...BANDERA...FREDERICKSBURG...BOERNE...BLANCO...
SAN MARCOS...AUSTIN
344 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING. THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS
BEEN CANCELLED.

* TIMING...ARCTIC AIR WILL CONTINUE TO POUR INTO THE AREA THIS
  MORNING. FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET SHOULD CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY
  MORNING. TEMPERATURES SHOULD RISE ABOVE FREEZING AFTER NOON
  THURSDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET CAUSING ICING OF LESS
  THAN 1/10 INCH. THIS WILL MAKE FOR PATCHY ICE ON ROADS AND
  HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS IN SOME SPOTS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...SIDEWALKS...DECKS...AND OTHER SURFACES MAY BE
  SLIPPERY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SLEET OR FREEZING
RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
344 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING CANCELLED FOR THE HILL COUNTRY AND METRO
AUSTIN...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY CANCELLED FOR WESTERN AREAS...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR HILL COUNTRY I-35 AND
ADJACENT COUNTIES...

.STRONG ARCTIC AIR WILL CONTINUE TO SWEEP THROUGH THIS MORNING.
AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND MOIST GULF AIR WILL COMBINE TO
PRODUCE PRECIPITATION ABOVE THE COLD AIR WITH THE RESULT EXPECTED
TO BE A MIX OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET ACROSS THE ADVISORY
AREAS. THE PRECIPITATION HAS BEEN LESS THAN PREVIOUSLY ANTICIPATED
AND IMPACTS NOT AS SIGNIFICANT. WE HAVE DOWNGRADED THE WINTER
STORM WARNING TO A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MINOR TRAVEL
IMPACTS. THE PRECIPITATION HAS ENDED IN THE WESTERN COUNTIES AND
WE HAVE CANCELLED THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY THERE.

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BASTROP-LEE-MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BASTROP...GIDDINGS...HONDO...
SAN ANTONIO...NEW BRAUNFELS...SEGUIN...LOCKHART
344 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

* TIMING...ARCTIC AIR WILL CONTINUE TO POUR INTO THE AREA THIS
  MORNING. FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET SHOULD CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY
  MORNING COMING TO END BY 9 AM. TEMPERATURES SHOULD RISE ABOVE
  FREEZING AFTER NOON THURSDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET CAUSING ICING OF LESS
  THAN 1/10 INCH. THIS WILL MAKE FOR PATCHY ICE ON ROADS AND
  HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS IN SOME SPOTS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...SIDEWALKS...DECKS...AND OTHER SURFACES MAY BE
  SLIPPERY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SLEET OR FREEZING
RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$


Wind Chill Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
434 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...VERY LOW WIND CHILLS EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT MOVED THROUGH DEEP SOUTH TEXAS EARLY THIS
MORNING. SHALLOW COLD AIR WILL CONTINUE FILTERING INTO THE AREA
TODAY THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY. THE TEMPERATURES WILL FALL DRASTICALLY
IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. THE STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH
THE LOW TEMPERATURE READINGS TO PRODUCE LOW WIND CHILL VALUES
ACROSS ALL OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

TXZ248>257-051845-
/O.EXT.KBRO.WC.Y.0003.150305T1200Z-150306T1500Z/
ZAPATA-JIM HOGG-BROOKS-KENEDY-STARR-HIDALGO-INLAND WILLACY-
INLAND CAMERON-COASTAL WILLACY-COASTAL CAMERON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ZAPATA...HEBBRONVILLE...FALFURRIAS...
SARITA...RIO GRANDE CITY...ROMA...MCALLEN...EDINBURG...PHARR...
MISSION...WESLACO...RAYMONDVILLE...BROWNSVILLE...HARLINGEN...
PORT MANSFIELD...PORT ISABEL...SOUTH PADRE ISLAND...
LAGUNA HEIGHTS...LAGUNA VISTA
434 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST FRIDAY...

* WIND CHILL VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 23 AND 28 DEGREES ACROSS THE
  NORTHERN RANCH LANDS AND FROM 25 AND 30 DEGREES ACROSS THE RIO
  GRANDE VALLEY THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* OTHER IMPACTS...BEING OUTSIDE WITH EXPOSED SKIN OR CLOTHING
  INSUFFICIENT TO PROTECT SOMEONE FROM THESE COLD WIND CHILLS
  COULD RESULT IN HEALTH PROBLEMS. CHILDREN AND ADULTS STANDING
  OUTSIDE FOR LONG DURATION...SUCH AS AT BUS STOPS SHOULD TAKE
  EXTRA PRECAUTIONS TO STAY WARM. PETS AND LIVESTOCK MAY BECOME
  STRESSED DUE TO THE COLD TEMPERATURES. MAKE SURE ADEQUATE
  SHELTER IS AVAILABLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN WIND CHILL INDEX VALUES WILL
DROP TO 30 OR LOWER FOR AT LEAST 2 HOURS FOR THE RIO GRANDE
VALLEY AND 25 DEGREES OR LOWER FOR 2 OR MORE HOURS FOR THE RIO
GRANDE PLAINS AND NORTHERN RANCHLANDS...WITH WINDS OF 10 MPH OR
GREATER.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
339 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...LOW WIND CHILL VALUES EXPECTED THIS MORNING FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTH TEXAS...

.TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 30S COMBINED WITH 20 TO 30 MPH NORTH
WIND WILL RESULT IN WIND CHILL VALUES BETWEEN 20 AND 25 DEGREES
PORTIONS OF SOUTH TEXAS GENERALLY WEST AND NORTH OF A
VICTORIA...REFUGIO... SINTON...TO TILDEN LINE. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY
DECREASE AND TEMPERATURES WILL SLIGHTLY INCREASE THROUGH LATE
MORNING RESULTING IN HIGHER WIND CHILL VALUES.

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/O.CON.KCRP.WC.Y.0003.150305T1000Z-150305T1500Z/
MCMULLEN-LIVE OAK-BEE-GOLIAD-VICTORIA-SAN PATRICIO-REFUGIO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CALLIHAM...CROSS...LOMA ALTA...TILDEN...
GEORGE WEST...THREE RIVERS...BEEVILLE...GOLIAD...VICTORIA...
PORTLAND...INGLESIDE...ARANSAS PASS...SINTON...MATHIS...REFUGIO...
WOODSBORO
339 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

* WIND CHILL VALUES...BETWEEN 20 AND 25 DEGREES.

* OTHER IMPACTS...BEING OUTSIDE WITH EXPOSED SKIN OR CLOTHING
  INSUFFICIENT TO PROTECT SOMEONE FROM THESE COLD WIND CHILLS
  COULD RESULT IN HEALTH PROBLEMS. CHILDREN AND ADULTS STANDING
  OUTSIDE FOR LONG DURATION...SUCH AS AT BUS STOPS SHOULD TAKE
  EXTRA PRECAUTIONS TO STAY WARM. PETS AND LIVESTOCK MAY BECOME
  STRESSED DUE TO THE COLD TEMPERATURES. MAKE SURE ADEQUATE
  SHELTER IS AVAILABLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
351 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WIND ADVISORY CONTINUES UNTIL 9 AM...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT AND ARCTIC AIR BEHIND IT WILL CONTINUE TO BRING
STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS TO THE HILL COUNTRY AND ADJACENT PLAINS
THIS MORNING. SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
MPH ARE EXPECTED. THE STRONG WINDS MAY CAUSE SOME TREE BRANCHES
TO BREAK.

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HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-
FAYETTE-FRIO-ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LLANO...BURNET...GEORGETOWN...
KERRVILLE...BANDERA...FREDERICKSBURG...BOERNE...BLANCO...
SAN MARCOS...AUSTIN...BASTROP...GIDDINGS...HONDO...SAN ANTONIO...
NEW BRAUNFELS...SEGUIN...LOCKHART...LA GRANGE...PEARSALL...
PLEASANTON...FLORESVILLE...KARNES CITY...GONZALES...CUERO...
HALLETTSVILLE
351 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

* TIMING...THROUGH 9 AM THIS MORNING.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TYPICAL ISSUES WITH TRASH CANS AND OTHER LOOSE ITEMS
  OUTDOORS. STRONGEST WINDS MAY BREAK TREE BRANCHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 26 TO 39 MPH ARE
EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
335 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...STRONG NORTH WIND OVER THE COASTAL BEND AND VICTORIA
CROSSROADS WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING...

.STRONG NORTH WIND WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING WITH SUSTAINED NORTH
WIND OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 35 TO 40 MPH. WIND SPEEDS
WILL BE GREATEST NEAR THE COAST. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DECREASE TO
BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS BY LATE MORNING...HOWEVER BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE AFTERNOON.

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LIVE OAK-BEE-GOLIAD-VICTORIA-JIM WELLS-KLEBERG-NUECES-
SAN PATRICIO-ARANSAS-REFUGIO-CALHOUN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GEORGE WEST...THREE RIVERS...BEEVILLE...
GOLIAD...VICTORIA...ALICE...ORANGE GROVE...KINGSVILLE...
CORPUS CHRISTI...PORTLAND...INGLESIDE...ARANSAS PASS...SINTON...
MATHIS...ROCKPORT...REFUGIO...WOODSBORO...PORT LAVACA
335 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS MORNING.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED 25 TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WIND MAY RENDER DRIVING DIFFICULT. CERTAIN
  OBJECTS BLOWN ABOUT BY THE WIND MAY CAUSE INJURY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH OR GREATER...
OR WIND GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS
STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

TE

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
232 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...STRONG NORTH WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS
TODAY...

.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT HAS CLEARED THROUGH ALL OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS
EARLY THIS MORNING. VERY STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS
THE EASTERN SECTIONS OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS EARLY THIS MORNING AND
WILL PERSIST THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

TXZ250-253-051800-
/O.EXB.KBRO.WI.Y.0003.150305T0832Z-150305T2100Z/
BROOKS-HIDALGO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FALFURRIAS...MCALLEN...EDINBURG...
PHARR...MISSION...WESLACO
232 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BROWNSVILLE HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...EARLY THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED 30 TO 40 MPH...35 TO 45 MPH ALONG THE LOWER
  TEXAS COAST.

* IMPACTS...MOVE LIGHT AND MODERATE WEIGHT ITEMS...SUCH AS PATIO
  FURNITURE...EMPTY TRASH CANS...AND PORTABLE BASKETBALL POSTS...
   INDOORS. HIGH PROFILE OR LIGHT WEIGHT VEHICLES WILL BE
  DIFFICULT TO DRIVE...ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES OR OVERPASSES AND
  IN CROSS WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST TO BE
30 TO 39 MPH FOR AT LEAST 2 HOURS...AND OR FREQUENT GUSTS WILL
RANGE BETWEEN 40 AND 57 MPH.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
232 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...STRONG NORTH WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS
TODAY...

.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT HAS CLEARED THROUGH ALL OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS
EARLY THIS MORNING. VERY STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS
THE EASTERN SECTIONS OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS EARLY THIS MORNING AND
WILL PERSIST THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

TXZ251-254>257-051800-
/O.EXT.KBRO.WI.Y.0003.150305T0832Z-150305T2100Z/
KENEDY-INLAND WILLACY-INLAND CAMERON-COASTAL WILLACY-
COASTAL CAMERON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SARITA...RAYMONDVILLE...BROWNSVILLE...
HARLINGEN...PORT MANSFIELD...PORT ISABEL...SOUTH PADRE ISLAND...
LAGUNA HEIGHTS...LAGUNA VISTA
232 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...EARLY THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED 30 TO 40 MPH...35 TO 45 MPH ALONG THE LOWER
  TEXAS COAST.

* IMPACTS...MOVE LIGHT AND MODERATE WEIGHT ITEMS...SUCH AS PATIO
  FURNITURE...EMPTY TRASH CANS...AND PORTABLE BASKETBALL POSTS...
   INDOORS. HIGH PROFILE OR LIGHT WEIGHT VEHICLES WILL BE
  DIFFICULT TO DRIVE...ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES OR OVERPASSES AND
  IN CROSS WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST TO BE
30 TO 39 MPH FOR AT LEAST 2 HOURS...AND OR FREQUENT GUSTS WILL
RANGE BETWEEN 40 AND 57 MPH.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
938 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TO NOON THURSDAY...

.STRONG NORTH WINDS IN THE WAKE OF AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL
PERSIST THROUGH LATE THURSDAY MORNING.

TXZ213-214-226-227-235>238-051800-
/O.EXT.KHGX.WI.Y.0006.150305T0338Z-150305T1800Z/
BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-FORT BEND-GALVESTON-HARRIS-JACKSON-MATAGORDA-
WHARTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALVIN...ANAHUAC...ANGLETON...BAY CITY...
EDNA...EL CAMPO...FREEPORT...FRIENDSWOOD...GALVESTON...HOUSTON...
HUMBLE...KATY...LAKE JACKSON...LEAGUE CITY...MISSOURI CITY...
MONT BELVIEU...PALACIOS...PASADENA...PEARLAND...PIERCE...
RICHMOND...ROSENBERG...SUGAR LAND...TEXAS CITY...TOMBALL...
WHARTON...WINNIE
938 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST THURSDAY...

* EVENT...STRONG NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND
  45 MPH. THE WINDS SHOULD GRADUALLY RELAX LATE THURSDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP IN THE WAKE OF THE
  FRONT. STRONG WINDS WILL LIKELY PERSIST THROUGH THURSDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACT...HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ON EAST TO WEST ORIENTED
  ROADS AND ESPECIALLY ON ANY ELEVATED ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DRIVERS OF VANS...CAMPERS...TRAILERS...AND OTHER HIGH-PROFILE
VEHICLES SHOULD BE ALERT TO THE DANGER OF THESE WINDS...
ESPECIALLY WHEN DRIVING ALONG EAST TO WEST ORIENTED ROADS

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
938 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TO NOON THURSDAY...

.STRONG NORTH WINDS IN THE WAKE OF AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL
PERSIST THROUGH LATE THURSDAY MORNING.

TXZ176-195>198-210>212-051800-
/O.EXB.KHGX.WI.Y.0006.150305T0338Z-150305T1800Z/
AUSTIN-BRAZOS-BURLESON-COLORADO-GRIMES-MADISON-WALLER-WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLVILLE...BRENHAM...BROOKSHIRE...
BRYAN...CALDWELL...COLLEGE STATION...COLUMBUS...EAGLE LAKE...
HEMPSTEAD...LAKE SOMERVILLE...MADISONVILLE...NAVASOTA...
PRAIRIE VIEW...SEALY...WEIMAR
938 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST THURSDAY.

* EVENT...STRONG NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND
  40 MPH. THE WINDS SHOULD GRADUALLY RELAX LATE THURSDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP IN THE WAKE OF THE
  FRONT. STRONG WINDS WILL LIKELY PERSIST THROUGH THURSDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACT...HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ON EAST TO WEST ORIENTED
  ROADS AND ESPECIALLY ON ANY ELEVATED ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DRIVERS OF VANS...CAMPERS...TRAILERS...AND OTHER HIGH-PROFILE
VEHICLES SHOULD BE ALERT TO THE DANGER OF THESE WINDS...
ESPECIALLY WHEN DRIVING ALONG EAST TO WEST ORIENTED ROADS

&&

$$


Low Water Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
337 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.GALE FORCE WINDS IN THE WAKE OF LAST NIGHTS COLD FRONT WILL
PERSIST INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS. THESE STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS WILL
CAUSE THE TRANSPORT OF SOME WATER OUT OF THE BAYS AND CAUSE TIDE
LEVELS TO RUN 1 TO 2 FEET BELOW NORMAL...ESPECIALLY NORTHERN
PORTIONS OF THE BAYS.

GMZ330-335-051745-
/O.EXT.KHGX.GL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150305T2100Z/
/O.EXT.KHGX.LO.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
337 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* BAY WATERS...VERY ROUGH.

* WATER LEVELS...FALLING TO BETWEEN 1 AND 2 FEET BELOW
  NORMAL...ESPECIALLY ACROSS NORTHERN PARTS OF THE BAYS.

* CURRENTS...STRONG EBB CURRENTS ARE LIKELY. SHOALING WILL BE
  POSSIBLE IN SOME OF THE SHALLOW LOCATIONS.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH SOME GUSTS ABOVE 40
  KNOTS THIS MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

MARINERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN CHANGES IN VISIBILITY OVER
SHORT DISTANCES. REDUCE YOUR SPEED AND KEEP A LOOKOUT FOR OTHER
VESSELS...BUOYS AND BREAKWATERS. KEEP YOUR NAVIGATION LIGHTS ON.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER CRAFT
OR NOT EQUIPPED WITH RADAR...SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE HARBOR.

A LOW WATER ADVISORY MEANS WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW AVERAGE. MARINERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION
AND TRANSIT AT THE SLOWEST SAFE NAVIGABLE SPEED TO MINIMIZE
IMPACT.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
615 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>213-226-227-061215-
AUSTIN-BRAZOS-BURLESON-COLORADO-FORT BEND-GRIMES-HARRIS-HOUSTON-
LIBERTY-MADISON-MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER-
WASHINGTON-WHARTON-
615 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

...WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT THROUGH NOON CST...

STRONG NORTH WINDS BEHIND WEDNESDAY EVENING COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE
HAS WIND ADVISORIES IN EFFECT ACROSS MANY COMMUNITIES WEST OF
INTERSTATE 45 AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 10 THROUGH THE MORNING. IF
TRAVELING ALONG EAST TO WEST ORIENTATED ROADWAYS...CAUTION MAY BE
REQUIRED IN HANDLING THE WINDS BUFFERING EFFECTS TO YOUR VEHICLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A FRIDAY MORNING FREEZE WILL BE LONG ENOUGH IN DURATION TO PROMPT
THOSE TO TAKE THE NECESSARY ACTIONS NOW TO PROTECT PEOPLE...PETS...
AND PLANTS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS CURRENTLY NOT REQUIRED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
615 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-TXZ214-235>238-061215-
BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-GALVESTON-GALVESTON BAY-JACKSON-MATAGORDA-
MATAGORDA BAY-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
615 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

...INLAND WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH NOON CST...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 3 PM CST...

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH 6 PM CST...

STRONG NORTH WINDS BEHIND LAST NIGHTS COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE WILL
MAINTAIN A COASTAL COUNTY WIND ADVISORY AND LOCAL WATER GALE
WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. IF TRAVELING ALONG EAST TO WEST
ORIENTATED ROADWAYS...CAUTION MAY BE REQUIRED IN HANDLING THE
WINDS BUFFERING EFFECTS TO YOUR VEHICLE. A LOW WATER ADVISORY IS
IN EFFECT TODAY AS NORTH WINDS PUSH WATER OUT OF MAINLY THE
NORTHERN EXPANSES OF THE LOCAL BAYS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A SHORT DURATION FRIDAY MORNING FREEZE MAY OCCUR JUST INLAND OF
THE COAST. YOU MAY WANT TO TAKE THE NECESSARY ACTIONS NOW TO
PROTECT PEOPLE...PETS...AND PLANTS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS CURRENTLY NOT REQUIRED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
550 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

GMZ130-132-135-150-155-170-175-052200-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF
BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO
COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TX-LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM
NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT
MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY
TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO
GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO 60 NM-WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT
MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
550 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE GULF OF
MEXICO AND THE LAGUNA MADRE.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A GALE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE LAGUNA MADRE AND THE OFFSHORE
WATERS OF THE LOWER TEXAS COAST TODAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY BE
NEEDED FOR THE LOWER TEXAS COASTLINE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE
LOWER TEXAS MARINE AREAS INTO FRIDAY. ADDITIONAL SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES WILL BE POSSIBLE AGAIN FOR THE LOWER TEXAS GULF WATERS
FROM MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
550 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

TXZ248>257-052200-
ZAPATA-JIM HOGG-BROOKS-KENEDY-STARR-HIDALGO-INLAND
WILLACY-INLAND CAMERON-COASTAL WILLACY-COASTAL CAMERON-
550 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF DEEP SOUTH
TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR CAMERON...WILLACY...KENEDY...BROOKS
AND HIDALGO COUNTIES THROUGH 3 PM TODAY.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS
THROUGH 9 AM FRIDAY.

THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF SOME FREEZING DRIZZLE ACROSS THE EASTERN
PORTIONS OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS LATE TONIGHT. ELEVATED SURFACES LIKE
BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES MAY BE SLIPPERY LATE TONIGHT OR EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING.

THERE IS ALSO A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT AREA BEACHES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF SOME FREEZING DRIZZLE ACROSS THE EASTERN
PORTIONS OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS FRIDAY MORNING.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS
THROUGH 9 AM FRIDAY.

A ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS LIKELY AT THE BEACHES OF SOUTH
PADRE ISLAND AND AT BOCA CHICA THROUGH MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
532 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

GMZ230-235-250-255-270-275-TXZ229>234-239>247-061145-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-LA SALLE-MCMULLEN-LIVE OAK-BEE-GOLIAD-VICTORIA-WEBB-DUVAL-
JIM WELLS-KLEBERG-NUECES-SAN PATRICIO-ARANSAS-REFUGIO-CALHOUN-
532 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH TEXAS AND THE MIDDLE
TEXAS COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST FOR MCMULLEN...LIVE
OAK...BEE...GOLIAD...SAN PATRICIO...REFUGIO AND VICTORIA COUNTIES.

A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST FOR AREAS GENERALLY
ALONG AND EAST OF HIGHWAY 281.

A GALE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR BAYS AND COASTAL WATERS UNTIL 6 PM
CST TODAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT.

NEAR FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE NORTHERN
BRUSH COUNTRY AND VICTORIA CROSSROADS BRIEFLY LATE TONIGHT INTO
FRIDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY.

THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL LIKELY BECOME MODERATE THIS WEEKEND DUE TO
SUSTAINED NORTHEAST FLOW AND PERSISTENTLY HIGH SWELL HEIGHTS AND
PERIODS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

TE/TB


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
559 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

TXZ171>173-186>194-204>208-051300-
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-KERR-BANDERA-GILLESPIE-KENDALL-BLANCO-
HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LLANO...BURNET...GEORGETOWN...
KERRVILLE...BANDERA...FREDERICKSBURG...BOERNE...BLANCO...
SAN MARCOS...AUSTIN...BASTROP...GIDDINGS...HONDO...SAN ANTONIO...
NEW BRAUNFELS...SEGUIN...LOCKHART
559 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

.NOW...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

THROUGH 7 AM...ISOLATED PATCHES OF LIGHT RAIN...LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET WILL MOVE TO THE NORTHEAST. LITTLE OR NO
ADDITIONAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED. HOWEVER...SOME ICE MAY
REMAIN ON MAINLY ELEVATED STRUCTURES...BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED.
NORTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH ARE ALSO
EXPECTED.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
559 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

TXZ209-220>225-051300-
FAYETTE-ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LA GRANGE...PLEASANTON...FLORESVILLE...
KARNES CITY...GONZALES...CUERO...HALLETTSVILLE
559 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

.NOW...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

THROUGH 7 AM...ISOLATED SHOWERS...WITH PATCHES OF LIGHT RAIN WILL
MOVE TO THE NORTHEAST. RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO ONE TENTH INCH ARE
EXPECTED. NORTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH ARE
ALSO EXPECTED.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
507 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

GMZ230-235-TXZ229>234-239>247-051315-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-LA SALLE-
MCMULLEN-LIVE OAK-BEE-GOLIAD-VICTORIA-WEBB-DUVAL-JIM WELLS-
KLEBERG-NUECES-SAN PATRICIO-ARANSAS-REFUGIO-CALHOUN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COTULLA...CALLIHAM...CROSS...
LOMA ALTA...TILDEN...GEORGE WEST...THREE RIVERS...BEEVILLE...
GOLIAD...VICTORIA...LAREDO...FREER...BENAVIDES...SAN DIEGO...
ALICE...ORANGE GROVE...KINGSVILLE...CORPUS CHRISTI...PORTLAND...
INGLESIDE...ARANSAS PASS...SINTON...MATHIS...ROCKPORT...REFUGIO...
WOODSBORO...PORT LAVACA
507 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

.NOW...
STRONG NORTH WINDS GUSTING BETWEEN 30 TO 40 MPH WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH DAWN...ALONG WITH LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL. RAINFALL AMOUNTS
UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH 7 AM CST.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
507 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

GMZ250-255-270-275-051315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
507 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

.NOW...
STRONG NORTH WINDS GUSTING BETWEEN 35 TO 40 KNOTS AND BUILDING
SEAS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH DAWN. ADDITIONALLY...LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL CAN BE
EXPECTED THROUGH 7 AM CST.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
444 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

TXZ250>257-051315-
BROOKS-KENEDY-STARR-HIDALGO-INLAND WILLACY-INLAND CAMERON-
COASTAL WILLACY-COASTAL CAMERON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FALFURRIAS...SARITA...RIO GRANDE CITY...
ROMA...MCALLEN...EDINBURG...PHARR...MISSION...WESLACO...
RAYMONDVILLE...BROWNSVILLE...HARLINGEN...PORT MANSFIELD...
PORT ISABEL...SOUTH PADRE ISLAND...LAGUNA HEIGHTS...LAGUNA VISTA
444 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 7 AM...PATCHY LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE WILL AFFECT DEEP
SOUTH TEXAS AND THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY. MOVEMENT OF THE
PRECIPITATION WILL BE TO SOUTHEAST AT AROUND 5 MPH. RESIDENTS CAN
EXPECT A TRACE TO FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF RAINFALL THROUGH
THE NEXT COUPLE HOURS. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN ON THE
WET ROADS THIS MORNING.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
444 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

GMZ130-132-135-150-155-170-175-051315-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
444 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 7 AM...PATCHY LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE WILL AFFECT THE
LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS. MOVEMENT OF THE PRECIPITATION WILL BE
TO THE SOUTHEAST AT AROUND 5 KNOTS.

$$

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