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Weekend Forecast: Mostly sunny & warm

Next change arrives Monday in the form of a cold front. This front will drop humidity and bring in drier air for the mornings and afternoons.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — FRIDAY NIGHT: Mainly clear with overnight lows in the lower 70s.  SE breeze at 5-10 mph.

THE WEEKEND: Summer-like conditions this weekend. Afternoon highs in the lower 90s with morning lows in the middle 70s. More humidity will give rise to a heat index each afternoon. Moreover, heat index values we be around 95-100. Above average temperatures through Sunday along with a southerly wind 10-20 mph. 

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LOOKING AHEAD: Jet stream will dive south on Monday, sending a cold front in to Texas.  That front will arrive on Monday, although exact timing is still up in the air.  Arrival time will dictate afternoon highs...an earlier front would mean highs in the mid to low 80s.  A later arrival could mean highs in the upper 80s.  When the front does pass, it'll bring a shot at some brief showers.  Temperatures then fall into the lower 60s - maybe upper 50s by Tuesday morning.  Highs Tuesday stay in the lower 80s with a big drop in humidity.

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TROPICS: No new activity expected over the next 5 days.  Keeping watch on the Western Caribbean for possible developments in early October.