Austin weather: Increasing chance of rain Tuesday

Rain chances are increasing today.

An upper low in South Texas is heading right for us and should be enough to break up the lid on the atmosphere that has prevented us from seeing rain. 

Scattered storms will start earlier today by midday.

The severe weather risk will be low but expect heavy rain, gusty winds and lightning with the storms.

Not as hot today with the rain starting earlier with highs close to seasonal levels. 

Today's rain is just a sign of things to come as the conveyor belt of lows and moisture will keep us in the rainy pattern through the weekend. 

Image 1 of 2


Track your local forecast for the Austin area quickly with the free FOX 7 WAPP. The design gives you radar, hourly, and 7-day weather information just by scrolling. Our weather alerts will warn you early and help you stay safe during storms.