Storms on the way

Jan. 8, 2013 at 7:01 a.m.
Updated Jan. 7, 2013 at 7:08 p.m.

Showers and thunderstorms will continue to increase Tuesday as a warm front pushes northward through the region, according to the National Weather Service.

Isolated tornadoes, damaging wind gusts and locally heavy rainfall will be possible.

Tuesday is round one of potential severe storms. The greater threat for severe storms will be late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, according to the NWS.

The main threats will be damaging straight light winds, isolated tornadoes and marginally severe hail.

This should push through the Victoria region by late morning/early afternoon on Wednesday.

Victoria received .13 of an inch of rain early Tuesday morning.

The official Tuesday forecast calls for showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and thunderstorms after noon. The chance of rain is 90 percent.

High near 69. Southeast wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

A 100 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Tuesday night. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Low around 61. East southeast wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.



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