Increasing Risk for Flash and River Flooding Through the Weekend

A storm system will track across the central U.S. and set the stage for severe thunderstorms and widespread heavy rainfall through the weekend. There will be a threat for flash and river flooding for portions of the Southern Plains into the Upper Midwest.
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Last Update: 1026 AM CDT FRI APR 28 2017

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Corpus Christi, TX Local Forecast Office

16NM SSE Corpus Christi TX

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING

Synopsis: ONSHORE FLOW WILL INCREASE TODAY AS A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE STRENGTHENS OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES. WIND AND SEAS ARE BOTH EXPECTED TO REACH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CRITERIA THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY BEFORE A COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE WATERS EARLY SUNDAY. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY IN RESPONSE TO THE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT. STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW AND MUCH DRIER CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL SUBSIDE LATE SUNDAY THEN BECOME WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE BY LATE MONDAY AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EASTWARD ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF OF MEXICO AND AS SURFACE LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER WEST TEXAS.

Rest Of Today
South wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy.
Tonight
Southeast wind 20 to 25 knots. Bays choppy to occasionally rough.
Saturday
South wind 20 to 25 knots. Bays choppy to occasionally rough.
Saturday Night
South wind around 20 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Bays choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to occasionally rough.
Sunday Night
North wind 10 to 15 knots becoming east 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
Monday
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
Monday Night
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
Tuesday
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
Tuesday Night
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 1026 AM CDT FRI APR 28 2017
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