A rich supply of tropical moisture will keep the rain on tap for the next 72 hours. The first twenty four of those hours will begin with almost an inch around town. If this trend continues we have a chance at establishing a new rainfall record for the month of July. Another inch on Tuesday and we are on our way to a record that goes back to 1900. If your planning your day, the afternoon commute will be the soggiest time period beginning around noon as seen below :
The rain coverage should be a little more widespread than the weekend with rain moving inland around midday through early evening around maximum heating.
State wide the forecast shows another tropical wave impacting the gulf coast beaches until Wednesday. By the end of the week an upper level ridge anchors itself near the lower Mississippi valley bring hot dry mid ninety degree weather back into the norm through the weekend.