CORPUS CHRISTI — Scattered showers and t-storms are expected again for Wednesday with a few showers possible at the coast in the morning and t-storms more likely inland by afternoon. We'll have typical early July heat and humidity Wednesday with winds increasing to 20 mph from the southeast. As high pressure aloft builds over Texas the next few days, we'll stay mainly dry on the Fourth of July and through the weekend with high temperatures reaching the mid to upper 90s inland and heat indices up to 108 each afternoon. Winds will decrease slightly as we head into the weekend. At the beaches, with more wind, the waves and rip current risk are increasing for Wednesday with 4 foot waves and 16-22 mph wind from the southeast.
Tuesday night: Partly to mostly cloudy with a chance of showers toward morning near the coast and lows in the upper 70s to near 80.
Wednesday: Spotty morning showers at the coast will become more scattered inland during the afternoon with t-storms possible. Highs will reach the low 90s inland to the mid 80s at the beaches with heat indices up to 104.
Fourth of July: Partly to mostly sunny with highs in the mid to upper 90s and heat indices up to 108 in the afternoon. It will be breezy with southeast winds at 18-23 mph, gusting up to 28 mph at times.
Friday-Weekend: Partly to mostly sunny with highs in the mid to upper 90s inland and upper 80s at the beaches with southeast winds at 12-20 mph and heat indices up to 108.