Isolated showers for the three-day weekend

Posted at 6:20 PM, Aug 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-31 19:20:07-04

We’ve got a three-day weekend on its way and the forecast includes a chance for isolated showers. However, no day will be a washout. If you have outdoor plans, you may have to take a quick break for the passing shower, but otherwise you should be good to go.

Labor Day Weekend

All of Labor Day weekend will basically be a repeat of what Thursday and Friday brought to the Coastal Bend. We’ll see partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies with some isolated to scattered showers and temperatures in the low 90s. Of course, with a little rain can come a quick cooldown, so you may see temperatures drop to the 80s if a shower moves through.  Most of the rain should be wrapping up by the evening hours.

Next week

By next week, our weather pattern may bring together some better chances of rain. However, lots of uncertainty remains in next week’s weather.

Tropics Watch

A tropical wave is sitting in the far southern Bahamas as of Friday night. It has a low chance of development, but as it moves into the Gulf next week, we’ll have to watch it closely. The amount of uncertainty with the tropical wave is extremely high. But as with any tropical wave—when it moves into the Gulf, we should watch it carefully.

Tropical Depression Six has just formed off the coast of Africa and is expected to be named Florence over the weekend. It doesn’t appear that this will be any threat to the Caribbean or Gulf as it moves to the northwest into the Central Atlantic.