May 11, 2013 2:02 AM by Chief Meteorologist Dale Nelson

Weather Update-Rain Arriving From The West

CORPUS CHRISTI- Currently there is no severe weather in the area. A large are of rain is moving in from the west and the severe thunderstorms near Laredo are weakening as they move in this direction. Expect rain to move over the area the rest of tonight with mainly moderate rainfall and occasional lightning. It does not appear that the thunderstorms and showers will be severe.

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 2AM for the entire Coastal Bend. Our atmosphere is becoming increasingly unstable as a weak front and an upper level disturbance move our way. Hail damaging winds and heavy rain are possible with these storms.

Tonight expect scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms with locally heavy rain and a low of 67.

Tomorrow we will have scattered thundershowers gradually ending by afternoon less humid and not as warm with a high near 80.

Mother's day looks better with less wind cooler than normal with a high of 79 under mostly cloudy skies.


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