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Less than 24 hours before landfall, Major Hurricane Willa has its eyes set on Mexico’s west-central coast. This category 4 storm is expected to produce life-threatening storm surge, incredibly strong winds, and dangerous flash flooding. Mexican states Sinaloa and Nayarit can expect devastation, after only having a few days notice to prepare. After landfall, this storm’s remnants will continue to carry large amounts of tropical moisture, ready to dump it on anything in its path. And, in its path, is Texas. Consensus shows Willa continuing northeastward, heading right for Texas.  A shortwave trough will slide in aloft over the Four Corners tonight, and slowly propagate eastward. Counter-clockwise flow around this trough is what will guide Willa’s remnants Wednesday into Thursday. Even as winds die down after landfall, large amounts of tropical moisture remain near the core of this undead cyclone. This will bring the heaviest rains to parts of Texas…