Potential for Severe Weather and Heavy Rain in the South this Weekend

A low pressure system moving across the southern Gulf States will bring a threat of isolated severe thunderstorms containing hail and damaging winds this weekend. Fire Weather threats remain elevated for portions of western Texas and along the New Mexico border on Saturday. Cooler than normal temperatures continue in the east, while above normal temperatures are forecast for the west coast.
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Last Update: 429 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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Corpus Christi, TX Local Forecast Office

15NM SSE Corpus Christi TX

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

Synopsis: Moderate to strong southeast flow will prevail today and may flirt with Small Craft Advisory levels at times. Wind speeds will weaken tonight as a cold front approaches the area from the north. The front should push across area waters late tonight and into Sunday morning...with moderate to strong north flow developing in its wake. Most areas will remain dry today...but a brief isolated shower can not be ruled out. A thin band of showers or even a thunderstorm may accompany the front tonight. A weak wind pattern will exist on Monday night and Tuesday with an area of high pressure over the Western Gulf of Mexico. Another cold front will move into the Middle Texas Coastal Waters by Wednesday evening.

Today
Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy. A slight chance of showers.
Tonight
Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bays choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Sunday
Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy to occasionally rough.
Sunday Night
Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly choppy.
Monday
Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting east in the afternoon. Bays smooth.
Monday Night
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.
Tuesday
East wind around 5 knots shifting southeast in the afternoon. Bays smooth.
Tuesday Night
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
Wednesday
East wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.
Wednesday Night
East wind 5 to 10 knots shifting northeast after midnight. Bays smooth to slightly choppy.
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Last Update: 429 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018
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