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      Tuesday-
      Rain
      59
      47
      %
      59
      47
      Rain
      Rain%
      Wind6mph NNW
      Humidity92%
      UVLow
      Wednesday-
      AM Rain
      59
      49
      80%
      59
      49
      AM Rain
      Rain80%
      Wind5mph NNW
      Humidity83%
      UVLow
      Thursday-
      Partly Cloudy
      77
      54
      10%
      77
      54
      Partly Cloudy
      Rain10%
      Wind7mph SSW
      Humidity64%
      UVModerate
      Friday-
      Sunny
      79
      54
      20%
      79
      54
      Sunny
      Rain20%
      Wind5mph SSW
      Humidity59%
      UVModerate
      Saturday-
      Few Showers
      80
      52
      50%
      80
      52
      Few Showers
      Rain50%
      Wind4mph W
      Humidity60%
      UVModerate
      Sunday-
      Sunny/Wind
      65
      45
      0%
      65
      45
      Sunny/Wind
      Rain0%
      Wind28mph WNW
      Humidity38%
      UVModerate
      Monday-
      Sunny
      68
      49
      0%
      68
      49
      Sunny
      Rain0%
      Wind5mph NW
      Humidity39%
      UVModerate
      RIGHT NOW
      Rain60%
      Wind6mph NNW
      Humidity94%
      UVLow
      Visibility3 miles
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      Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

      MORE RAIN COMING

      Scattered showers and storms will continue through Wednesday midday – gradually inching eastward as a stalled cold front on the coast finally moves away. Additional rain of up to 1” (isolated higher) can’t be ruled out, but I’m not terribly concerned about anything strong or severe. There could be some heavy non-severe downpours with the most likely timing pre-dawn on Wednesday. Track the storms here: http://bit.ly/cbsaustinwxradar

      DRYING OUT AND WARMING UP

      Thought the bulk of the rain will move out by midday Wednesday, clouds will likely linger, so highs may only manage upper 50s Wednesday. Thursday, I’ve dried us out with only a 10% rain chance in our far south/east viewing area. With decreasing clouds and southwesterly winds, we could quickly climb into the 70s! Friday with nearly full sunshine, I wouldn’t be surprised by upper 70s to 80 degrees! Our next disturbance approaches on Saturday – but despite some extra clouds and some showers here and there Saturday morning and Saturday night, we could hit 80! The record Saturday is 82, FYI.

      WEEKEND COLD FRONT

      A cold front drops through early Sunday morning and behind it, we’re looking at cooler and WINDY weather! Winds out of the northwest could be 20-30 sustained with gusts 40+. Folks running the 3M Half Marathon may actually get a boost from it, with a strong tail wind running downhill to Downtown! While we could hit 80 Saturday, the high Sunday will likely only be in the 60s.

      3M HALF MARATHON FORECAST

      At this point, I’m pretty confident any rain will move out prior to the start of the race. Plan on mostly sunny and WINDY weather with a starting temp of about 52 degrees and temps should remain in the 50s through the finish. I’ve got the high at 65 by afternoon, but one computer model is keeping us in the 50s all day. Tail wind + “cooler” temps + downhill course = possibility of some fast times!

      ALLERGY UPDATE

      The cedar count spiked Tuesday morning to 802 in the high range, but the rain through the day will likely mean Wednesday’s count is back to low. Cedar season typically peaks in Mid-January, so hopefully we’re on the tail end! Mold was high. Get the latest allergy report from Allergy & Asthma Associates here: https://twitter.com/atxpollen

      LAKE LEVELS

      Lake Travis is at 103% with Lake Buchanan at 95%. Tuesday’s combined lake level was 99%. Check the levels here: http://hydromet.lcra.org/riverreport/report.aspx

      UV INDEX

      The UV Index for Wednesday will be 2 of 11 – low. Check the UV Index here: https://www.epa.gov/sunsafety/uv-index-1

      AIR QUALITY FORECAST

      The air quality Wednesday will be good. Check the Air Quality anytime here: https://airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=airnow.local_city&cityid=229

      STORM TRACKER FORECAST

      WED: 59 | Morning rain, afternoon clouds | Rain Chance: 90% | Winds: NW 5-10 | Morning Low: 48

      THU: 76 | Partly cloudy to mostly sunny, small chance of a shower south/east | Winds: SW 5-10 | Morning Low: 49

      FRI: 79 | Mostly sunny | Winds: W/S 5-10 | Morning Low: 54

      SAT: 80 | Partly sunny with a chance of showers early and late | Rain Chance: 20% | Winds: SW 5-10 | Morning Low: 54

      SUN: 65 | Mostly sunny and WINDY | Winds: W/NW 20-30 | Morning Low: 52

      MON: 68 | Sunny | Winds: NW/S 5-10 | Morning Low: 45

      TUE: 77 | Mostly sunny | Winds: S 10-15 | Morning Low: 50

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      -Chikage

      CBS Austin Chief Meteorologist Chikage Windler

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