Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Central Gulf Coast; More Storms Move into the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the next several days along the central Gulf Coast and portions of the southeast. Storms may contain damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. Meanwhile, more storms will bring heavy rain, with heavy snow in the mountains to California and the southern Rockies through the weekend.
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Last Update: 117 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

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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

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
Synopsis: OVERALL FAVORABLE MARINE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH SATURDAY IN ADVANCE OF A DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE ROCKIES. THE LOW PRESSURE AREA AND ITS COLD FRONT WILL BE GATHERING STRENGTH AS THEY MOVE INTO NORTHERN TEXAS SATURDAY AND THEN INTO ARKANSAS SUNDAY. VERY STRONG WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH THE LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL SPREAD OVER THE COASTAL WATERS PRODUCING GALE CONDITIONS AS EARLY SATURDAY NIGHT WITH STRONGEST WINDS AND MOST FREQUENT GALE CONDITIONS...AND POSSIBLY ISOLATED STORM FORCE GUSTS... SUNDAY MORNING AND WELL INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS. A SLOW DIMINISHING OF WINDS AND SEAS BEGIN MONDAY BUT WILL BE SHORT-LIVED AS SOUTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TUESDAY AHEAD OF ANOTHER LOW EMERGING INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS.

Rest Of Today
South winds 7 to 9 knots. A light chop on the bay. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Tonight
South winds 7 to 9 knots. A light chop on the bay. Patchy fog in the late evening and overnight.
Saturday
Southwest winds around 7 knots shifting west 7 to 9 knots in the late morning and early afternoon, then shifting southeast 7 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. A light chop on the bay. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Saturday Night
South winds 7 to 10 knots shifting southwest 7 to 8 knots after midnight, then becoming west 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. A light chop on the bay increasing to choppy early in the morning.
Sunday
Northwest winds 22 to 27 knots diminishing to 19 to 24 knots late in the afternoon. Rough on the bay.
Sunday Night
Northwest winds 17 to 22 knots diminishing to 7 to 12 knots. Rough on the bay subsiding to a light chop.
Monday
Southwest winds 7 to 12 knots. A light chop on the bay.
Monday Night
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Choppy on the bay.
Tuesday
South winds 17 to 22 knots. Rough on the bay.
Tuesday Night
Southeast winds 13 to 18 knots. Choppy on the bay.
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Last Update: 117 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017
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