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: 339 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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Houston, TX Local Forecast Office

19NM SSE Matagorda TX

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Synopsis: Moderate to strong southeast winds will prevail today into this evening. A cold front is expected to cross the waters Sunday morning with showers and storms. Moderate to strong offshore winds develop in the wake of this front will diminish to generally moderate winds through Monday.

Today
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers early in the morning, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.
Tonight
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms likely late.
Sunday
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
Sunday Night
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Monday
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Monday Night
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Tuesday
North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Tuesday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Wednesday
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.
Wednesday Night
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
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Last Update: 339 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018
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