Weather update: cold, damp this weekend
It will be cold and damp this weekend, with sleet possible in the Hill Country and northern Edwards Plateau, this according to the National Weather Service Austin-San Antonio.
A line of showers and a few thunderstorms will accompany a strong cold front as it reaches northern counties around 6 a.m. Friday, and exits the southern counties around 10 a.m. Periods of light rain are expected the rest of the weekend. Light sleet may mix with rain over the Hill Country late Friday night into early Saturday, and a mix of light rain and sleet is more likely over the Hill Country and northern Edwards Plateau Saturday and Sunday nights. No significant sleet accumulation is expected. However, there may be slippery spots, especially on bridges. No sleet is expected in Metro Austin, San Antonio, and along the I-35 corridor, only cold rain.
Temperatures will quickly drop from the mid-60s into the mid-40s after the front goes through, and remain steady or drop into the lower 40s the rest of the day on Friday. North winds of 15 to 25 mph, with gusts to 30 mph, will make for blustery weather on Friday. Cold and damp conditions will continue through the weekend as
an upper low moves across Texas and moist Gulf air is lifted over the cold air near the ground.
High temperatures Saturday through Monday will be in the low- to mid-40s, with low temperatures in the mid- to upper-30s.
Get the latest forecasts and watches/warnings/advisories from the Austin-San Antonio National Weather Service at www.weather.gov/austin.
Your Opinions and Comments
Be the first to comment on this story!
You must be logged in to post a comment.
Breaking News Archives
Law officials seek info in connection with shooting (May 26, 2016)
Precinct 3 primary runoff is today (May 24, 2016)
Update on missing Floresville High School teens (May 24, 2016)
Attend Eagle Creek emergency services town hall meetings (May 20, 2016)
Boil water notice canceled for Cimarron residents (May 20, 2016)
FELPS continues power repairs in wake of Wilson County storms (May 20, 2016)
Updated rainfall for the week (May 20, 2016)
Rain closes schools in Nixon, roads in Wilson County (May 19, 2016)
Weather alert (May 19, 2016)
Storms cut swath of damage across South Texas (May 18, 2016)
Local rain reports (May 16, 2016)
Passersby find burning body (May 12, 2016)
Watch for two trucks reported stolen from Floresville High School (May 12, 2016)
Pilgrimís Pride recall chicken products (May 10, 2016)
Police: La Vernia High School students are safe; no incident, despite rumors (May 9, 2016)
May 7 election night coverage (May 7, 2016)
Blue Bell recalls Rocky Road ice cream (May 6, 2016)
Firefighters battle grass blaze near Floresville (May 5, 2016)
Early voting closes in May 7 elections (May 4, 2016)
Early voting numbers (May 3, 2016)
Floresville ISD hires Rohrs as athletic director (May 3, 2016)
Floresville police seek information about Walmart theft (May 3, 2016)
Local rain reports (May 2, 2016)