Freezing temperatures expected through early Thursday morning

Posted at 6:27 PM, Dec 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-18 19:27:33-05

A freeze is expected again Wednesday night and a Freeze Warning is in effect for most of the Coastal Bend from 3-8 AM Thursday for lows from 29-32 in the warned area. Winds will shift to the northeast and keep areas along the coast above freezing. Corpus Christi will dip into the low to mid 30s with coldest temperatures east of the city. Thursday will start off sunny but clouds will increase as moisture moves in with east to southeast winds late in the day and highs reach into the 60s. A cold front will bring scattered showers from Friday morning into afternoon with the chance of rain continuing Friday night as an upper level low moves to our north. Rainfall amounts of .25 to .75" are expected through early Saturday morning before drier, cooler air moves in. Skies will gradually clear Saturday afternoon and it will be cool with highs in the low 60s. Sunday looks a bit warmer, reaching into the upper 60s with sunny skies. Christmas week looks mainly dry with highs reaching the upper 70s by Christmas Day.

Wednesday Night: Clear and cold with lows in the upper 20s to low 30s inland and upper 30s to 40 at the coast.

Thursday: Sunny early then partly cloudy with highs in the mid to upper 60s and east to southeast winds up to 15 mph

Friday: Scattered showers with highs in the mid to upper 60s and winds shifting to the north up to 12 mph.

Friday Night: Showers tapering off into early morning with lows in the upper 40s to low 50s.

Saturday: Early morning showers ending with clearing skies through the afternoon and chilly north winds up to 15 mph with highs in the upper 50s to low 60s.

Saturday Night: Clear with lows in the upper 30s to mid 40s.

Sunday: Sunny and mild with highs in the mid to upper 60s.