Today’s weather outlook for Corpus Christi Texas, created at 6:31 AM on Monday, the 20th of May. Today, partly sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 16 to 21 mph increasing to 23 to 28 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph. Looking ahead, Tonight, mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Windy, with a southeast wind 26 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Tuesday, partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 15 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Next, Tuesday Night, partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South southeast wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Sunrise today will be at 6:37 am and the sun will set at 8:14 pm.
There are 3 local weather hazards at the time of this report. Here are those local weather hazards.
Urgent – weather message. Strong winds this afternoon and evening. A powerful storm system moving out onto the High Plains will increase the pressure gradient all across the state. In the Coastal Bend, winds will become very strong and gusty this afternoon and evening. Wind advisory in effect from 1 pm this afternoon to 7 pm Central Daylight Time this evening. The National Weather Service in Corpus Christi has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM Central Daylight Time this evening. Timing. This afternoon and early evening. Winds. to 30 mph with frequent gusts to 40 mph or higher. Impacts. Driving high profile vehicles will become difficult at times. Loose outdoor objects will be blown over. Precautionary/preparedness actions. A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or greater. or wind gusts around 40 mph or greater are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult. especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.
Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for South Texas. Day one. Today and Tonight. A Wind Advisory is in effect for San Patricio, Nueces, and Kleberg counties this afternoon into early evening. A Coastal Flood Advisory is in effect through at least Tuesday night for minor coastal flooding along area beaches, mainly around high tide. Days two through seven. Tuesday through Sunday. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are possible around the Victoria Crossroads on Tuesday. A strong storm will be possible. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation is not anticipated.
Coastal Hazard Message. Minor coastal flooding will continue. Higher than normal astronomical tides along with persistent moderate to strong onshore flow will maintain high water levels through at least Tuesday across the inland bays and Gulf-facing beaches of the Middle Texas Coast. The water levels will be at their highest at the time of high tide. Coastal flood advisory remains in effect until 7 pm Central Daylight Time tuesday. Coastal flooding. Water levels at the time of high tide will range from 1. foot of inundation (2 feet mean sea level) in the bays to 1. feet of inundation (2. feet mean sea level) for Gulf-facing beaches. Timing. Through Tuesday Evening. Impacts. Water will reach the dunes and beach access roads on Mustang and Padre Islands at the time of high tide. Driving conditions may not be possible along Gulf-facing beaches at the time of high tide as a result. Low-lying areas such as Laguna Shores Drive in Corpus Christi as well as Indian Point Pier and North Beach will also be affected by the high water levels. High water levels will also flood other low-lying areas along the intracoastal waterway and adjacent bays. Precautionary/preparedness actions. A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.
Stay tuned for weather updates since the weather’s always changing.
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