Published: Sun, April 14, 2019
Global News | By Blake Casey

Storms expected to rattle through the Brazos Valley Saturday

Storms expected to rattle through the Brazos Valley Saturday

Through Saturday morning into the early afternoon hours, the risk for strong to severe storms will shift eastward. Just stay mindful of the weather as bigger storms will start developing to our west. Highs top out mainly in the 70s as southeasterly winds increase between 10 and 25 miles per hour.

Sunday will be cool and breezy, but completely dry with sunshine. The Storm Prediction Center has issued a slight risk, 2 out of 5 for our region Sunday. Lows in the mid 60s. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. The wind will be mild, around 5 to 15 miles per hour.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 74. High: 72. Wind: N 5-10 miles per hour. Low: 43. Wind: N/NW 20 miles per hour. Temperatures will warm back up into the 70s and 80s early next week. High: 77. Wind: S 15-25 miles per hour. Wind: N 10-20; gusty.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.

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TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy with a few showers and isolated storms. South wind around 10 miles per hour.

The pattern over the next few days will be one that is more conducive for showers and thunderstorms in the Mid-Atlantic, while still remaining warm.

Mayor LaToya Cantrell's office on Friday afternoon encouraged the city's residents and visitors, including many in town for French Quarter Fest, to keep tabs on the weather and prepare for the possibility of severe storms. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

THURSDAY: Mostly sunny. Low: 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

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