Hot and Sticky Tuesday
High pressure will keep us mainly dry through Wednesday before deep layer moisture located over the center of the Gulf of Mexico moves north and pushes ample moisture into the area. This will bring rain chances back into the forecast as early as Wednesday afternoon. Isolated showers will be possible daily through the weekend. If more deep layer moisture is introduced (and I think it will), then rain chances will increase. Lower end instability will keep the threat of strong thunderstorms at bay, but a few daily storms cannot be ruled out.
Keeping an eye on Tropical Depression Three that has formed in the Bay of Campeche in the southern Gulf. It is expected to strengthen and could become Tropical Storm Cristobal (pronounced “krees-TOH-bahl”) as early as tonight or Tuesday. It has the potential to turn north and head into the central Gulf later this week. We can expect plenty of moisture from it injecting into our region by mid-week.
-Chief Meteorologist Miller Robson
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