Watching the tropical disturbance in the Gulf. Most of the rain ends up closer to the coast.

Updated: 3 hours ago

A tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico is set to travel into South Texas early Sunday morning. The disturbance is characterized by weak and unorganized rotation but could provide some much-needed rain to the region. Over 99% of the State of Texas is currently under drought conditions, and up to 6 inches of rain could be dropped in South Texas. Most of the showers, however, will stay close to the coast and will miss the Brazos Valley. If anyone gets rain, it will be those closer to Houston.

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Updated: 3 hours ago
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A tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico is set to travel into South Texas early Sunday morning. The disturbance is characterized by weak and unorganized rotation but could provide some much-needed rain to the region. Over 99% of the State of Texas is currently under drought conditions, and up to 6 inches of rain could be dropped in South Texas. Most of the showers, however, will stay close to the coast and will miss the Brazos Valley. If anyone gets rain, it will be those closer to Houston.

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