Rain, strong wind gusts and cooler air move in Thursday night

Posted at 6:25 PM, Oct 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-24 19:25:33-04

A strong cold front will move through Thursday night sending a line of scattered showers and t-storms through the Coastal Bend after 11 PM. The storms in this line will weaken as they move southeast but a few strong storms with heavy downpours and strong wind gusts will be possible in our northwestern counties. The showers and storms will push to the coast through the early morning hours and gradually taper off by mid-morning Friday. Northwesterly winds will increase to 20-35 mph, gusting as high as 45 mph. There is a Wind Advisory for coastal areas from 6 AM to 5 PM Friday and Gale Warnings over the coastal and offshore waters through Friday evening. As clouds break up Friday, temperatures will rise from the 50s in the morning to the 60s in the afternoon. Overnight looks breezy and chilly with lows in the upper 40s to lower 50s by Saturday morning. Winds will decrease Saturday but a chilly north breeze up to 15 mph will continue into the afternoon with abundant sunshine and highs in lower 70s.

Thursday night: Scattered showers and t-storms with lows in the low to mid 50s and northwest winds at 20-30 mph, gusting up to 45 by daybreak.

Friday: Early morning showers ending, windy and cooler with highs in the 60s and northwest winds at 20-30 mph and gusty. Clouds will decrease through the evening.

Friday night: Clear with a steady breeze and lows in the upper 40s to lower 50s.

Saturday: Sunny with a cool morning and mild afternoon as high temperatures reach the lower 70s.

Sunday: Sunny and slightly warmer with highs in the upper 70s and northeast to southeast winds up to 12 mph.