Drying out conditions continue today

Isolated showers on the way Tuesday, Wednesday
Rainbow over Rodd Field on CC South Side - By: Juan Acuna
Posted at 6:22 AM, Jul 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-12 10:15:08-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — After last week’s record-setting, for some, rainfall over South Texas, we have a much more typical summer-time pattern shaping up for the Coastal Bend this week.

We’ll start the week with a decent amount of sunshine mixed with clouds and afternoon highs hovering around seasonal average in the low 90s.

Tuesday and Wednesday, we have a weak disturbance with moisture streaming in off the Gulf to result in some isolated showers and thunderstorms in the area. Though some of the rainfall will aggravate the already saturated grounds over the region and result in some minor flooding for those who receive the rain, the coverage and intensity will be far less than last week with rainfall averages about a quarter to half an inch. In some areas, it could result in an inch or so.

For the end of the week, the southeasterly breeze of the Gulf will become a little stronger and rainfall chances will diminish, outside a stray shower.

Overall, high temperatures will stay at or below seasonal levels. We should be averaging an afternoon high of 93 and for much of the week, we’ll be hovering around 91-92 degrees. However, with high humidity levels, heat index values will rise to 100-108 degrees. Caution is advised as well as staying hydrated by drinking plenty of water if you are working outdoors.

Today: Good mix of cloud and sun, hot and stuffy…High: 92…Wind: SE 10-15 mph.

Tonight: A few clouds, quiet and humid…Low: 75…Wind: ESE 4-8 mph.

Tuesday: Weak disturbance moves in, isolated showers, good mix of clouds and sun…High: 90…Wind: ESE 6-12 mph.

Wednesday: Some isolated showers, hot and stuffy…High: 91…Wind: ESE 10-15 mph.

Thursday: Partly cloudy, humid and a stray shower…High: 91…Wind: SE 10-15 mph.

Friday: Wind picks up slightly, hot and humid…High: 92…Wind: SE 10-20 mph.

Weekend Outlook: Partly cloudy skies, breezy and only a passing stray shower…Highs: 90s…Wind: SE 10-20 mph.

Have a great day and stay cool.