Decent Chance of Rain Arrives Tuesday
Don't wash the car just yet - we've still got another couple chances of rain before the week is over. The best chance of rain will come shortly after midday all across the Brazos Valley. Daytime heating combined with a weak disturbance could spark some thunderstorms, where the heaviest could produce a quick inch, wind gusts to 45mph, and plenty of cloud to ground lightning.
Coverage doesn't look to be the best today, but the rain chances definitely warrants grabbing an umbrella for any afternoon plans especially. Those who don't see rain will likely have heat index in the triple digits from lunchtime through about 6pm.
A lingering shower or two will be possible Wednesday before we head into a drier, toastier pattern that should last through the holiday weekend. We then turn our attention to some serious heat by the end of the week.
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. 50% chance of afternoon rain and thunderstorms. High: 92. Wind: NNW 5-10 mph.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy with a few lingering evening showers. Low: 75. Wind: NE 5-10 mph.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of rain / isolated thunderstorms. High: 93. Wind: NE 5-10 mph.
Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Low: 73. Wind: W 5 mph.
--Meteorologist Max Crawford