The heat and humidity quickly returned Monday as winds shifted to the southeast producing a record high of 95 in Corpus Christi to start the work week. We'll have above average temperatures again Tuesday before a cold front arrives early Wednesday, shifting winds to the north, dropping temperatures and bringing scattered showers. The cold front is currently forecast to move in early in the morning Wednesday with scattered showers and t-storms out ahead of it, and pockets of heavy rain possible in our inland areas. Rainfall amounts from a quarter inch to over an inch are expected with highest amounts inland. Showers will taper off through the afternoon with temperatures in the 70s Wednesday, dropping to the low to mid 60s Wednesday night. Thursday looks partly cloudy with a slight shower chance and highs near 80 with northeast winds. We'll start heating back up Friday and into the weekend.
Monday Night: Partly cloudy with patchy fog and lows in the low to mid 70s inland to near 80 at the coast and southeast winds at 8-12mph.
Tuesday: Partly cloudy, hot and humid with highs in the mid to upper 90s inland and upper 80s beaches and southeast winds at 8-16 mph.
Wednesday: Morning showers and t-storms, tapering off through the afternoon, some with heavy rainfall. Northerly winds at 20-25 in the morning will decrease to 15 mph in the afternoon with temperatures in the 70s.
Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy with lows in the low to mid 60s and northeast winds at 8-14 mph.
Thursday: Partly cloudy with a slight shower chance and high temperatures in the upper 70s to near 80 with northeast winds up to 12 mph.
Friday: Partly cloudy with highs in the mid to upper 80s and easterly winds up to 12 mph.