The summer heat continues into the ArkLaTex. In the short term, the weather theme is unchanging. Hot afternoons with a slight chance of showers and storms in the evening. Tonight, lows will drop into the middle 70s. Monday, daytime highs will rise back into the middle to upper 90s with a slight chance of showers and storms.
The weather forecast begins to change by midweek. The upper ridge will continue to move westward. An upper level trough will build over the eastern half of the United States. With the trough around and increasing Gulf moisture, showers and storms will increase beginning Thursday. The highest rain chances will occur during the weekend.
With the rain around, highs will drop into the lower 90s. Lows will remain into the 70s.