Wet start to 2020, sunshine returns Friday

Posted at 6:10 PM, Dec 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-31 19:10:26-05

Low pressure will move in from the south, increasing rain for New Year's Day. Showers will increase with moderate rain at times through Wednesday night, decreasing Thursday morning as the low pressure moves to the northeast. Much of the Coastal Bend is expected to see 1 to 2 inches of rainfall through Thursday. A cold front will move through Thursday night, shifting winds to the northwest and drying out our air for Friday which will be mostly sunny and breezy with northwesterly winds gusting up to 28 mph. For the weekend we'll have chilly nights and mild days with winds shifting to the southeast by Monday. After warming into the lower 70s Monday with gusty winds, another cold front will move through overnight, cooling us down into the 50s to low 60s for Tuesday.

Tuesday Night: Overcast with lows in the mid 50s and a chance of showers by early morning.

Wednesday: Increasing showers with moderate rain at times and high temperatures in the low to mid 60s as east winds shift to the southeast.

Wednesday Night: Showers are likely with lows in the 50s.

Thursday: Morning showers will taper off with highs in the upper 60s to low 70s with southwest winds up to 15 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, breezy and mild with highs in the mid to upper 60s.