Situated behind a cold front and enjoying a dry north breeze this Thursday, temperatures have been in tthe 60s this afternoon with mostly sunny skies.
Tonight, clouds will drift through west to east resulting in partly cloudy skies, and it will be a chilly night with lows falling into the low 40s and upper 30s.
(Thursday night lows):
Friday will be another pleasant day with partly cloudy skies through the morning eventually becoming mostly cloudy during the afternoon and evening ahead of our next Pacific storm system. Though we may see an increase in cloud cover, we are not expecting any rainfall Friday, or Friday evening, so outdoor plans get a ‘thumbs up.’
(Friday high temepratures):
Saturday a strong upper level low will move into the region bringing overcast skies through the morning before heavy rain sets up during the afternoon/evening. Rain and thunderstorms will increase during the daylight hours across east Texas and Oklahoma, before rain slowly drifts east into Arkansas and Louisiana for much of the night. Due to the slow movement of this system we may see some areas pick up 2 to 3 inches of rain. The highest likelihood of the heavier accumulations looks like it will be north of I-20 closer to the track of the low.
(Expected rainfall accumulation this weekend):
As the low slides by Sunday morning it will pull a cool north wind which will keep skies mostly cloudy to overcast with occasional pockets of light rain and drizzle. Temperatures will be in the 70s ahead of the rain Saturday, with highs falling into the low/mid 60s on Sunday.
Looking into next week temperatures will rebound to near normal Tuesday – Thursday with the possibility of another front during the Wednesday/Thursday timeframe. As of now this front doesn’t look like it will produce much rainfall.