An upper-level storm system will track across northern Mexico today and will combine its energy with a Pacific cold front approaching our area late tonight and tomorrow. This looks to be the most significant rainfall event in many months. Most computer models are suggesting 1”-2” of rain area wide with isolated amounts up to 3”. At this time, the main threat with possible severe weather is heavy downpours and strong gusty winds in excess of 60 MPH. Here is your update forecast:
Isolated showers possible, otherwise mostly cloudy skies and warm. High 82
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some storms may produce heavy rainfall and may reach severe limits! Low 62
Numerous showers and thunderstorms likely, especially before 12PM. Some storms may be severe. High 78
Frequently Asked Questions
What Constitutes a Severe Thunderstorm?
A severe thunderstorm is a storm that has winds in excess of 60 MPH, large or small hail, heavy rainfall, and even a possible tornado.
What is the difference between a watch and a warning?
A watch means that there is a possibility of severe weather in the area. A warning means that a severe thunderstorm is on the way and you should prepare immediately for potentially dangerous weather conditions.
Special Note: Always remember, safety first! Although severe weather may be fascinating to some, Mother Nature is an extremely dangerous force! Be sure to tune in to our local weather stations (KVUE, KXAN, YNN, KEYE KSAT, FOX) or The Weather Channel to get the latest on weather watches and warning.