We’re headed to a part of the world that was very much in the news for its weather this summer. The good news is, Houston is on a path towards recovery, and part of it will be this week. How is it going to look?
At 1153,PM, CT, Houston was reporting mostly cloudy skies and a soupy 71 degrees with a dew point in the upper 60s. Low pressure was developing over west Texas, while a jet ridge was strengthening, pressing northeast towards the middle of the country. On shore flow across Houston will keep things humid and mostly cloudy, even as high pressure settled in over the Gulf.
Behind the ridge in the middle of the country is a negatively tilted trough, with the west Texas low sitting in the deepest point. A surface feature will move to the northeast, towards the Great Lakes, and help drive some cold air southeastward and advance the trough. As a cold front approaches Texas, the onshore flow will kick into high gear. While the strong thunderstorms will stay inland on Tuesday, expect a near constant threat of low clouds and rain, with an isolated stroke of lightning.
Tomorrow – Mostly cloudy, High 84, Low 70
Tuesday – Mostly cloudy with isolated showers and an even more isolated thunderstorm, High 82, Low 71
TWC: Tomorrow – Cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High 84, Low 70
Tuesday – Scattered thunderstorms developing during the afternoon. High 84, Low 71
AW: Tomorrow – Times of sun and clouds High 84, Low 70
Tuesday – Periods of clouds and sun High 82, Low 71
NWS: Tomorrow – Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, High 83, Low 68
Tuesday – A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, High 82, Low 69
WB: Tomorrow – Parrtly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms n the afternoon. High 72, Low 69
Tuesday – Partly cloudy early in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a 30 percent chance in the afternoon, High 82, Low 71
WN: Tomorrow – Partly cloudy with isolated storms, High 83, Low 68
Tuesday – Mostly cloudy with scattered storms, High 82, Low 69
FIO: Tomorrow – Mostly cloudy throughout the day. High 84, Low 71
Tuesday – Mostly cloudy throughout the day. High 84, Low 74
Here is a look at the satellite. the brighter blues represent about the point that the onshore flow is reaching this evening.