The strongest cold front of the season is here!

Cold front brings to coolest temperatures since April.
UPDATED SPC_outlook_10-17-22
Posted at 7:22 AM, Oct 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-17 10:21:33-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Good morning!

It's a rainy start for us here in the Coastal Bend. The strongest autumn cold front (yet) is here and has brought light showers to the area. Behind the front lies heavier rainfall and storms, which will remain in our forecast all day. Temperatures will near 80ºF for most of today with gusty winds around 20 mph, but our temperatures drop quickly into the overnight! Find your long-sleeve shirts and sweaters now— we've got cold temperatures Tuesday morning!

Some storms have the potential to be severe, so stay weather aware! The Storm Prediction Center has issued a marginal risk of severe weather for our area today. This means some isolated storms have the potential to bring strong winds of 58 mph or higher, and hail one inch in diameter or greater. Be weather aware and stay with KRIS 6 for the latest weather updates!

Light rain will linger into the first half of Tuesday, but we'll dry out late Tuesday night into Wednesday. Wednesday morning, parts of the Coastal Bend will be in the 40s with afternoon high temps in the 70s (where our morning lows were for weeks)!

Grab your raincoat, stay safe, and Happy Fall, ya'll!