Heavy rain, mountain snow and strong winds in the western U.S. this week

The western U.S. will experience active weather yet again this week as significant Pacific moisture brings rain and mountain snow to the region. This heavy rain will bring flood concerns to parts of WA, OR and CA. Very heavy snow is possible in the Sierra, Cascades, Great Basin and parts of the northern Rockies.
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Last Update: 602 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

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Corpus Christi, TX Local Forecast Office

18NM S Port Aransas TX

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Synopsis: A WEAK FRONT HAS STALLED ACROSS INLAND SOUTH TEXAS AND WILL REMAIN WEST OF THE WATERS TODAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN WEAK TO MODERATE SOUTHEAST FLOW TODAY. WITH THE SUSTAINED ONSHORE FLOW TONIGHT...AREAS OF FOG WILL DEVELOP OVER THE BAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS. THE FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS WEDNESDAY. THE COMBINATION OF THE FRONT AND AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASING CHANCE FOR SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. WEAK OFFSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED THURSDAY AS THE UPPER LEVEL WEATHER DISTURBANCE DEPARTS THE AREA. WEAK SOUTHERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED FOR LATE THIS WEEK AND THE FIRST HALF OF THE WEEKEND. A POWERFUL STORM SYSTEM MAY IMPACT THE AREA SUNDAY WITH STRONG TO VERY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW...WITH POSSIBLY GALE CONDITIONS DEVELOPING.

Tonight
Southeast wind around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Areas of fog. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
Wednesday
South wind around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Areas of fog in the morning. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
West wind 5 to 10 knots shifting northwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
Thursday
Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
Thursday Night
South wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Friday
South wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
South wind around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Saturday
Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Saturday Night
Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet building to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet after midnight.
Sunday
Northwest wind 25 to 30 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
Sunday Night
Northwest wind 25 to 30 knots decreasing to around 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
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Last Update: 602 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017
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