Summer weather continues in the Crossroads

Monday Weather 9-26-22

 

Victoria, Texas-: Tonight: Clear skies with light winds while temperatures stay above average.  Low: 62 degrees. Winds: NE 5-10 mph.  10% chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday: Sunny skies with light winds while temperatures stay around average.  High: 89 degrees. Winds: NE 10 mph.  A 10% chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms

Tuesday Night: Clear skies with light winds while temperatures stay around average.  Low: 60 degrees. Winds: NE 5.  10% chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Extended Forecast: Wednesday through Tuesday:

Wednesday: Sunny skies with light winds while temperatures stay below average.  High: 88/62 degrees. Winds: NE 10 mph.  A 10% chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Thursday: Sunny skies with light winds while temperatures stay around average.  High: 89/58 degrees. Winds: NE 5-10 mph.  A 10% chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Friday: Sunny skies with light winds while temperatures stay around average.  High: 87/59 degrees. Winds: NE 5 mph.  A 10% chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Saturday: Sunny skies with light winds while temperatures stay around average.  High: 90/61 degrees. Winds: NE 5 mph.  A 10% chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Sunday: Sunny skies with light winds while temperatures stay around average.  High: 90/63 degrees. Winds: NE 5-10 mph.  A 10% chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Monday: Sunny skies with light winds while temperatures stay around average.  High: 91/64 degrees. Winds: N 5-10 mph.  A 10% chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny skies with light winds while temperatures stay around average.  High: 92/66 degrees. Winds: NE 10 mph.  A 10% chance of scattered showers and thunderstorm

Synopsis: A cold front moving down from the north will move into the Crossroads Monday evening shifting/changing winds with the chance of bringing some showers with the best chances along the coast where moisture levels are the highest. Drier air will move in putting an end to most rain activity but some showers could linger Monday night into Tuesday morning.  High pressure will be sitting right over the area on Tuesday pushing winds down from the north while allowing for ample sunshine.

For the long term, Wednesday through Sunday, high pressure will keep skies clear right through the weekend.  This means lots of sun, warm temperatures but without the clouds some nights could drop into the 50’s further inland.  As moisture levels drop down to below an inch (below average) then the sun will keep us on the warm side.  Winds and swells from Hurricane Ian could produce coastal flooding Tuesday night through Friday.  Wave heights could increase to between 9-11 feet with swell periods between 10-15 seconds Wednesday night through Thursday night increasing wave run up on the beaches that could cause sand dune erosion.  Coastal hazards will still be present but conditions should start to improve by the weekend.

Tropical Update: Hazardous seas, minor flooding and an increase in rip currents should start to develop Tuesday night as conditions over the waters start to deteriorate. This is due to now Hurricane Ian (Cat 2 Storm with 100 mph winds moving northwest at 13 mph).  Life threatening storm surge is impacting western Cuba on Monday.  Tuesday into Wednesday hurricane force winds will begin to impact South Florida.  Tropical storm force winds will impact the Florida Keys even before that potentially Tuesday afternoon.  Heavy rainfall will increase across the Florida Keys and South Florida Tuesday, spreading to central and northern Florida Wednesday and Thursday, potentially causing flash, urban and small stream flooding.  Significant prolonged river flooding is likely across Central Florida.

A wave of disorganized showers and thunderstorms several hundred miles west of the Cabo Verde Islands.  A tropical depression should develop in the next couple of days with a conducive environment but upper level winds should slow the progression down as the storm moves north over the next few days.