A cold front will move across our area Saturday mid morning into early afternoon. In the wake of the front, it will turn sunny, windy, and cooler. Fair skies and well below normal temperatures are expected Sunday and Monday. A warming trend to near normal temperatures is expected on Tuesday. Increasing moisture will lead to a slight chance of showers across the east on Tuesday and most of the area Tuesday evening. Slightly cooler weather is then expected on Wednesday.
Today: Mostly cloudy early in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy fog early in the morning. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight: Partly cloudy before midnight then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. A 20 percent chance of showers. Highs around 80. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night: Much cooler. Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph before midnight.
Sunday: Cooler. Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night And Monday: Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs in the upper 60s.
Monday Night: Warmer. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.
Tuesday: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s.
Wednesday And Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs around 70. Lows in the upper 40s.
Thanksgiving Day: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.
Fire Weather Planning Forecast for South Central Texas
National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio TX
616 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017
…Breezy and Dry Conditions Behind a Dry Front Saturday…
Wetting rains are unlikely over the next several days. Relative
humidities will remain above 45 percent through Saturday morning
across all of South Central Texas. A cold front is expected late
Saturday morning with strong wind gusts up to 35 mph possible.
There could be a 2 to 3 hour period of elevated fire weather
conditions, mainly north and west of the Balcones Escarpment.
Above normal forecast fuel moisture values could lead to only
minor concerns for the spread of fires. Afternoon humidity
minimum values Saturday will range from the lower 20s west to the
upper 30s east. Lighter winds are expected for Sunday, and
moisture begins to increase back into South Central Texas by
midday Monday. Another mostly dry front is expected late Tuesday,
but the winds behind the front are forecast to be light to
Including the cities of Karnes City, Cuero, and Halletsville
616 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017
Today Tonight Sat
Cloud cover PCldy PCldy PCldy
Chance precip (%) 10 10 10
Precip Type NONE NONE showers
Temp (24h trend) 85 (+2) 67 (-1) 83
RH % (24h trend) 50 (-1) 99 (-1) 29
20ftWnd-AM(MPH) S 11 SW 10
20ftWnd-PM(MPH) S 13 S 11 NW 18
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL) 3805 5339
Transport wnd (MPH) S 18 NW 24
CWR 0 0 0
LAL 1 1 1
Haines Index 3 4 4
.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7…
.SUNDAY…Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY…Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Southeast winds up to 5 mph.
.TUESDAY…Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY…Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around 70. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THANKSGIVING DAY…Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in
the lower 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Thank you for listening to Texas Thunder Radio, Have a great weekend.