First Alert Forecast: Local impacts from Beta increase from here

First Alert Forecast: Local impacts from Beta increase from here
Rainy Periods from Beta Likely Through Much of This Week (Source: WLBT)

Impacts from Tropical Storm Beta (now approaching the Texas coastline) will increase locally as we continue through the work week... High pressure to our northeast will weaken over the next couple of days, allowing Beta to move into and through our area.

Areas along and south of HWY 84 struggled to leave the 60s as steady rainfall has been around much of the day, with the rest of us only topping out in the low-mid 70s.

We’re still hanging on to a few showers as we kick off the late evening/overnight period, but rain chances will taper off overnight before more periods of rain move in for the first day of fall! Fortunately, our forecast cloud cover and rain chances will help to keep temperatures below-average through the rest of the week! Highs in the 70s will stick around for a few more days.

Gusty winds up to 30mph will also be possible at times with 1-4″ of rain expected over the course of the work week. A few locally higher amounts are certainly possible as well... Impacts will be at their greatest locally Wednesday into Thursday, and a brief tornado cannot be ruled out in this time frame. Be sure to keep your First Alert Weather App alerts on just in case!

Although Beta will weaken into the weekend, we’ll still have the possibility for scattered showers and storms as highs warm to the low-mid 80s.

Rachel's Monday Evening Forecast

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