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Heat, humidity and rain chances

Posted at 6:29 PM, Aug 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-28 19:29:09-04

The air dries out a bit by Thursday and Friday and our chance of rain is lower with only a spot shower or storm possible. For the weekend, temperatures drop a couple degrees with heat indices staying under 110. Most of the weekend looks dry with only a spot shower chance. As moisture increases Monday into Tuesday from a tropical wave, our chance of rain increases with scattered showers possible for Labor Day. In the tropics, Hurricane Dorian is forecast to affect Florida this weekend, possibly strengthening to a category 3 hurricane before making landfall, taking a turn toward the west. It's possible Dorian could enter the northern Gulf by the middle of next week but is not expected to affect us.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy with lows in the upper 70s to lower 80s and light southeast winds.

Thursday and Friday: Partly cloudy with a spot shower or storm chance and highs in the upper 90s in Corpus Christi, 100 to 103 inland and near 90 at the beaches with southeast winds at 8-15 mph.

Weekend: Partly cloudy to mostly sunny with highs in the mid 90s in Corpus Christi, near 100 inland and upper 80s at the beaches and a spot shower chance.

Labor Day: Partly cloudy with scattered showers and t-storms with highs in the lower 90s in Corpus Christi, near 100 inland and upper 80s at the beaches.