Mother nature continues to get payback for the warm weather we had earlier this month. Temperatures will continue to moderate this week but don’t put the winter gear away just yet. Another strong push of arctic cold will invade the eastern two-thirds of the United States late this weekend into early next week. This batch of cold air will start arriving in Texas on Saturday and push south into the heartland on Sunday. A low pressure system may bring a chance for thunderstorms to the Red River Valley into Northeast Texas on Saturday Night. Temperatures behind the front will once again be quite chilly. By dinner time on Sunday temperatures may be falling near or below freezing north of Interstate 20. Depending on any winter precipitation the Panhandle may be in the teens. We’re way too far out to determine any sort of winter weather potential but there are some indications light snow may occur on Sunday in West-Central east to North Texas. Weather models are still showing quite a bit of variability. The spread extends from Central Kansas south towards the Red River Valley. We’ll see forecast adjustments and refinements as we head into the weekend.
Regardless of any precipitation issues this weekend into next week temperatures will once again be going down the roller coaster.