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Showers and storms Friday night- Saturday

Posted at 5:10 PM, May 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-15 18:10:30-04

A line of thunderstorms developing in west Texas ahead of an upper level wave will move east into the Coastal Bend Friday night into early Saturday morning. Heavy rain is expected with some of the storms with highest rain totals north where up to three inches is possible. Areas that do not get under the stronger storms will have lower amounts of rain. There is a slight risk of severe storms with the main threat damaging winds although some large hail will be possible. These will move out by early Saturday but a few more storms will be possible Saturday afternoon as the air heats up into the low to mid 80s. Saturday night looks dry but a slight storm chance returns Sunday although many areas will stay dry. Highs will reach into the low 80s at the beaches Sunday to 90 inland.

Tonight: Showers and t-storms likely with lows in the lower 70s. Heavy rain is possible with some of the storms and there is a slight risk of severe storms with strong wind gusts.

Saturday: Early showers ending then mostly cloudy with a chance of an afternoon thunderstorm. Highs will reach near 80 coast to the upper 80s inland with southeast winds at 12-22 mph.

Saturday night: Mostly cloudy with lows in the low to mid 70s.

Sunday: Partly sunny with a slight chance of thunderstorms and highs in the low 80s beaches to the low 90s inland and east-southeast winds at 8-15 mph.