Residents in SouthTexas can expect beneficial rain this week due to a developing disturbance.
Recently, the Southern US experienced oppressive heat that brought heat-related health concerns and dry conditions.
In Southern California, Tropical Storm Hilary has caused severe rainfall and flooding concerns.
Weather alerts are present in the affected areas, including in:
- San Bernardino County
- Riverside Counties
- Orange County
- Los Angeles
- San Diego
4PM CDT 21 AUG: Tropical Depression Nine is forecast to strengthen overnight. Heavy rainfall and tropical-storm force winds are expected to begin across South Texas later tonight. Visit https://t.co/tW4KeGe9uJ for the latest pic.twitter.com/1zwBGAtvF9
— National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) August 21, 2023
According to the National Weather Service (NWS), Hilary is expected to unleash strong winds and excessive rain.
Meanwhile, in the Northeastern and Central U.S., soaring temperatures are expected to unfold, bringing record highs in the region.
Beneficial rain likely in South Texas
(Photo : by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)
A stock photo of heatwaves in Texas in August 2023. A developing tropical depression can bring beneficial rain in Texas this week amidst the region’s scorching heat and challenging drought conditions. Flooding and flash flood are also possible.
The troublesome heat has continued to grip parts of the Southern U.S., especially Texas.
This week,the beneficial rain could unfold in South Texas due to a developing tropical disturbance over the Gulf of Mexico.
The National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported that Tropical Depression Nine could strengthen.
South Texas can ancipate heavy rainfall on Tuesday or Wednesday.
Other than heavy rainfall, homeowners and motorists should stay updated with the current weather forecasts, especially for the following weather risks:
- Coastal flooding
- Flash Flooding
- Urban Flooding
- Rough Seas
- Rip currents
Meanwhile, the latest forecast showed that dangerous heat is forecast to emerge this week. Record highs and heat-related health risks could be possible in the following areas:
Furthermore, the forecast explained that a severe outlook could be likely in Northern Nuevo Leon in Mexico and Coahuila.
In Hispaniola, a new tropical storm, Franklin, developed that could also unleash stormy conditions in the region.
While the weather can help ease the prolonged extreme heat in South Texas, Americans are at risk of severe flooding.
Motorists can expect slower commutes or travel dangers this week.
Staying safe from tropical conditions
Hurricane season has already started. Weather agencies have been monitoring the development of tropical storms, especially in Southern California and Hispaniola.
Hurricanes can unleash deadly flooding and torrential rainfall, causing life-threatening situations for communities and motorists.
Preparations can help prevent possible devastating impacts of the weather, especially for low-lying or flood-prone areas in the U.S.
Here are essential reminders to keep safe from severe tropical storms this week.
Also Read: U.S. Weather Forecast: Central U.S., Northeast Likely To Experience Massive Heat Conditions
Monitor the latest forecasts
Homeowners can monitor the latest forecasts by turning on daily weather updates. Power outages are also possible; having a battery-powered radio can become a lifesaver.
Stay away from floodwaters
Floodwaters can rapidly rise without notice. Motorists should limit outdoor activities or check the roads for closures or flooding.
Homeowners should also immediately evacuate to a safe shelter when the weather worsens.
Keeping supplies and emergency kits
Having emergency supplies at home is essential. Homeowners should store bottled water, medicines and food supplies.
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