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Saturday Forecast: Very hot! Heat index values 105-110

Saturday will feature heat index values at 105-110. A cold front stalls over the region Sunday, marking the beginning of a multi-day chance for rain in the area.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — FRIDAY NIGHT: Southerly winds will remain elevated at 15-25 mph. Partly cloudy skies with overnight lows in the upper 70s.  Lots of humidity in the atmosphere.

Credit: Alan Holt
Saturday Heat Index Forecast

SATURDAY: Will be the hottest day of the week. Temperatures will climb into the middle 90s; and with the humidity that's been building in, heat index values will top out between 105 and 110.  SE winds at 15-25 mph will gust to around 35 mph.  Sunny to partly cloudy skies with haze mixed in.

Credit: Alan Holt
Saharan Dust & Smoke Forecast

If you're headed to the beach, there may be some minor coastal flooding and rip current risk will be moderate to high on Saturday.

BEACH TO BAY: Runners will need to be ready for hot conditions. Heading into the noontime hour, heat index values may already be as high as 100-105. SE winds will give runners on legs 2, 3, 5, and 6 a tail wind.

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Beach to Bay

SUNDAY: A weak cold front moves in and stalls over the Coastal Bend. The front will prompt a few showers or storms in the region. Coverage won't be overly impressive, but I'm expecting at least some activity. Less wind and turning easterly at 10-15 mph.

Credit: Alan Holt
Sunday Cold Front & Rain

LOOKING AHEAD: A multi-day chance for rain will be in place Monday, Tuesday ,and Wednesday. Coverage will be scattered and it will not be raining all day, every day. In fact, some of the best chances look like they will come in during the night time hours.

Credit: Alan Holt
Rainfall Coverage Forecast

Rainfall totals will range from around a quarter of an inch up to around 2" in the Coastal Bend. Across Texas, areas between San Antonio, Dallas, and Houston will get the most rain...some spots as much as 3-6"

Credit: Alan Holt
Forecast Rainfall Totals Sunday - Wednesday

By Thursday, rain chances dwindle as drier air moves back in to the region. Hopefully the rain chances play out as forecast, if not exceed expectation - we definitely need it.

Credit: Alan Holt
7 day Forecast - Corpus Christi

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