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Hazardous Weather Outlook (HWO)

Issued by Brownsville/Rio Grande Valley, TX (BRO)

                            
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
426 PM CDT Sat Oct 13 2018

TXZ256-257-351-142130-
Coastal Willacy-Coastal Cameron-Coastal Kenedy-
426 PM CDT Sat Oct 13 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Deep South
Texas.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

There is a moderate risk of rip currents at area beaches.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Sunday through Monday: An elevated threat of rip currents will
continue at area beaches. Dangerous south to north longshore 
currents will continue at area beaches, putting poor to average 
swimmers at some risk.

Monday night through Wednesday: Strong and gusty north winds may 
reach or exceed 40 mph especially along exposed areas to the Gulf 
and Laguna Madre in the wake of a strong cold front. These winds 
will be capable of blowing lightweight loose objects around and 
pull up unfastened tents. Showers and isolated thunderstorms may 
produce locally heavy rainfall Tuesday through Wednesday which 
may cause minor flooding in locations with poor drainage. A high 
threat of rip currents and very rough and confused surf conditions
will make swimming nearly impossible.

Thursday: Showers and isolated thunderstorms may produce additional
heavy rainfall which may produce minor flooding in locations with
poor drainage. A high threat of rip currents along with high and 
rough surf conditions will make swimming very difficult.

Friday: An elevated threat of rip currents will continue.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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TXZ248>255-353-142130-
Zapata-Jim Hogg-Brooks-Inland Kenedy-Starr-Southern Hidalgo-
Inland Willacy-Inland Cameron-Northern Hidalgo-
426 PM CDT Sat Oct 13 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Deep South
Texas.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Sunday: Heat index values may reach 102 to 107 degrees across 
portions of deep south Texas Sunday afternoon.

Monday: Temperatures will plunge from the upper 80s to the lower 
90s Monday afternoon into the upper 50s to the lower 60s Monday 
evening with wind chill index values near 50 degrees in the wake 
of a strong cold front. The sharp change in temperatures after 
unseasonably warm conditions the past couple of weeks will cause 
problems for persons unable to adapt. Strong north winds may gust
to near 35 mph or higher from late Monday afternoon into early 
evening, which could cause minor damage to lightweight unfastened 
objects. Isolated thunderstorms will develop along and ahead of 
the cold front. Wind gusts to near 40 mph as well as occasional 
to frequent cloud to ground lightning strikes will be likely with
storms.

Monday Night through Wednesday: Morning temperatures could fall 
into the upper 40s to middle 50s with some areas seeing wind chill
values as low as the lower 40s early each day. Wind gusts mainly 
along and east of highway 77 could reach 30 to 35 mph and cause 
minor damage to unfastened lightweight objects. Showers and 
isolated thunderstorms may produce locally heavy rainfall Tuesday
through Wednesday which may cause minor flooding in locations 
with poor drainage.

Wednesday Night through Thursday: Showers and isolated
thunderstorms may continue to produce locally heavy rainfall
which may cause minor flooding in locations with poor drainage. 
Wind gusts above 30 mph may continue through the period along and 
east of highway 77.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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GMZ130-132-135-150-155-170-175-142130-
Laguna Madre from the Port of Brownsville to the Arroyo Colorado-
Laguna Madre from the Arroyo Colorado To 5 NM north of Port
Mansfield TX-
Laguna Madre from 5 nm north of Port Mansfield to Baffin Bay TX-
Coastal waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield out 20 nm-
Waters from Port Mansfield to the Rio Grande extending from 20 to
60 nm-
Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield extending from 20 to
60 nm-
426 PM CDT Sat Oct 13 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of The Gulf of
Mexico and The Laguna Madre.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Monday through Wednesday: Strong north winds with gusts to near 
gale force, along with high seas, will develop Monday night 
through Wednesday night in the wake of a strong cold front moving 
through the coastal waters Monday evening. In addition...blowing 
spray combined with heavy rainfall associated with showers and 
isolated thunderstorms will frequently reduce visibilities below 
one nautical mile.

Thursday and Friday: Strong north winds and high seas will still
be possible Thursday through Friday morning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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