Austin weather update: Overcast/sunshine mixture
14 November 2012 – Austin is set to enjoy a fully dry Grand Prix weekend as Formula 1 heads to Texas for the first time. Marking the first United States F1 event since Indianapolis 2007, initially overcast conditions will be replaced but may return.
As the F1 fraternity begins to arrive on Thursday, forecasters are predicting a cloudy afternoon, although Friday and Saturday are both expected to be bright. More cloud cover could arrive for the race on Sunday, which begins at 1pm local time. Ambient daytime temperatures will hover around the 18-20°C (64-68°F) marks.
Rain is not expected, although some forecasters are saying showers will affect the venue once Formula 1 has left on Tuesday of next week.