Good Morning Texas! I hope you’ve gotten a good start to your day and are looking forward to the much-welcomed warm up we’ll see later this week. Today will not be that day as our weather remains similar to Monday’s with cloudy skies expected across all 254 counties in Texas. High temperatures today will climb to near or just above freezing in the Texas Panhandle, South Plains, into the Permian Basin and Trans-Pecos. We’ll see mid 30s to lower 40s across Northwest Texas, Concho Valley, North, Central, and East Texas. Folks across South-Central, Southeast, and Deep South Texas will be a tad warmer with highs this afternoon in the upper 40s. The Rio Grande Valley will see high temperatures in the low 50s.
While the Rio Grande Valley will see the warmest temperatures relative to the rest of Texas today they’ll also see a chance for a few passing light showers today and tonight. We’re not expecting anything heavy or particularly measurable but it could be enough to dampen the roads in spots and make you use your wipers. Only about 1 in 5 spots in the RGV will actually see a light shower today so most folks will be dry most of the time.
Looking ahead to tonight a weakening upper level storm system will bring the chance for light snow flurries across the Texas Panhandle. Weather models have been continuing to weaken the storm system and honestly I would place my bets on there being only snow flurries or scattered light snow showers tonight. Accumulations are not expected for nearly everyone but I can’t rule out a dusting in parts of the Panhandle tonight. Otherwise this will be a non-event and similar to this morning’s snow that fell in the southwestern Panhandle. This morning’s snow may actually end up being more impressive than what we see tonight. We’ll keep an eye on things this afternoon and post forecast updates as neede.d