A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR…
* TEXAS COAST FROM THE MOUTH OF RIO GRANDE TO MATAGORDA
* A TROPICAL STORM WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS IN THE LOWER RGV: INLAND CAMERON…INLAND WILLACY…COASTAL CAMERON…COASTAL WILLACY…HIDALGO…STARR…JIM HOGG…BROOKS…KENEDY
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN 36 HOURS.
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA…GENERALLY WITHIN 48 HOURS.
Here is the latest on TS Don, as of 4:00pm CDT:
ABOUT 95 MI…155 KM SE OF CORPUS CHRISTI TEXAS
ABOUT 105 MI…170 KM NE OF BROWNSVILLE TEXAS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…50 MPH…85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 16 MPH…23 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1004 MB…29.65 INCHES
Quantitative Precipitation Forecast from NWS Corpus Christi:
Rain bands from TS Don have already come ashore the South Texas coast. The center of the storm should make landfall in the next 10-12 hours. Heavy rainfall will be in store for most of the Rio Grande Valley late tonight and into early Saturday morning. Expect anywhere from 1″-4″, with locally heavier rainfall totals, before TS Don dissipates over the next 2-3 days. Here is the latest IR satellite image, as well as visible satellite: