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Showers dampen Coastal Bend today, a hot weekend to precede heavy rain potential next week

A weak disturbance brought scattered showers to the Coastal Bend today, then increased heat and humidity this weekend and a tropical threat the middle of next week.
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Posted at 5:29 PM, Jun 13, 2024

CORPUS CHRISTI, Tx — After scattered showers today and isolated showers Friday, expect heat advisories this weekend followed by heavy rain potential next week.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • Heat indices in excess of 110 degrees will roast the Coastal Bend this weekend
  • A developing tropical system in the southwest Gulf of Mexico may bring 4 to 8 inches of rain midweek

CORPUS CHRISTI FORECAST

Tonight:
Mostly clear with light winds
Temperature:
Low in the upper 70s
Winds:
Light southeast

Friday:
Mostly sunny, breezy and hot with stray showers
Temperature:
High in the middle 90s with a heat index near 109 degrees
Winds:
East wind 10 to 20 mph

Saturday:
Sunny, breezy and hot
Temperature:
High in the middle 90s with a heat index near 112 degrees
Winds:
East southeast 12 to 23 mph

Take excessive heat precautions this weekend, and be prepared for heavy rain next week, especially over the central and southern Coastal Bend.