This evening we will have a cold front pass through. This will bring rain chances primarily east of I-45 with a few thunderstorms possible. These storms will be most likely between sunset to sunrise. Due to extra cloud cover temperatures will stay warm with lows in the upper 60s to the lower 70s.
It is going to be a great Thursday for some baseball! Although some showers are possible before sunrise, the daylight hours will remain dry with temperatures in the upper 80s to the lower 90s. Wind will be from the NE at 5-10mph.
Cold fronts & hurricane season:
While hurricane season doesn’t end until November 30th, It’s over for SE Texas. The reason is our fall fronts. Once we get our first strong cold front, our upper level wind pattern changes. We now get more of a consistent northerly wind which places a block on tropical systems moving into our area. With reliable records going back to the mid-1800s, we’ve never had a storm hit us past October 16th. 1991 was the year category one hurricane Jerry hit SE Texas.
Our next strong cold front arrives Monday of next week. That front could drop our afternoon highs to the 70s with lows in the 50s!
Tracking The Tropics:
Tropical Storm Karl formed at 4PM Tuesday and has been strengthening ever since. Karl is expected to make landfall in Mexico later this week. Make sure you have our Hurricane Tracker App for updates on this system and others that form in the tropics.