Gearing up for Thursday PM / Friday AM Rain & Storms
We're in for a much warmer forecast today with highs climbing in the mid to upper 60s. We'll look at a chance for spotty showers to drop a bit of rain, but the day will be primarily rain free, until the late evening....
Our next upper level system makes its impact on the Brazos Valley late Thursday and through Friday morning. Widespread rain -- some heavy -- and thunderstorms -- some with the potential for hail -- are expected to drift across the area. Rain activity should be east of here by Friday afternoon. A cold front will have temperatures falling to the mid-50s by Friday afternoon.
Thursday: Cloudy with a 20% chance of rain. High: 67. Wind: SSW 5-10 mph.
Thursday Night: Cloudy with a 60% chance of rain and thunderstorms. Low: 56. Winds E 5-15 mph.
Friday: Morning rain and storms likely. Temperatures fall to the 50s by afternoon. Winds NNE 10-15 mph, with higher gusts.
Friday Night: Decreasing clouds. Low: 46. Winds N 5-10 mph.
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