SAN ANTONIO — Happy Saturday! The day will be filled with sunshine and a few afternoon showers. The coverage of rain will be widely scattered with a few spotty downpours.
Otherwise, temperatures should remain below 100. San Antonio will be around 97 degrees with an east-southeast breeze.
A tropical wave (INVEST 98L) is a weak area of thunderstorms in the western gulf. This will move closer to Corpus Christi through Monday.
This will bring a little more cloud cover and scattered showers to South Texas. The big takeaway is the farther south you go, the heavier the rainfall will be.
While San Antonio will only receive around .25" through Monday, areas closer to Corpus Christi will upwards of 3-4".
There is a slight risk for flooding for counties SOUTH of San Antonio. However, given the current state of drought, this won't be a widespread problem.
Temperatures will remain below-average in the lower-90s Sunday and Monday.
Rain chances trend down and heat trends back up next week. Highs will near 100 again by Tuesday and Wednesday.
Here are some tips for the summer provided by the National Weather Service:
- Drink plenty of water.
- Take frequent breaks from the sun if you plan to be outside, and check up on relatives and neighbors.
- Limit strenuous activity to the early morning or evening hours.
- Don't leave young children or pets alone in cars.
It's also important to know the differences between signals of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Click here for more. If you or someone you're with loses consciousness while out in the heat, call 911 right away.
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