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Torrential rainfall, severe weather pummel Coastal Bend overnight, more expected

Flash Flood Watch Coastal Bend through Thursday
Aransas Pass flooding concerns
Posted at 11:44 AM, May 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-18 14:07:51-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — While skies have become fair this afternoon, cloudiness and thunderstorms will erupt again this afternoon and increase overnight.

Heavy rainfall associated with a series of upper level disturbances and deep atmospheric moisture means flash flood potential. Expect thunderstorms through Monday.

Rainfall totals over the Coastal Bend may exceed 6 inches over the next three days, and even more is anticipated through the weekend. Because of extensive cloudiness and frequent rainfall, afternoon temperatures will remain in the lower 80s, while overnights will be humid and stay in the middle 70s.