Folks across north Texas will have a chance for rain this evening and overnight as a piece of upper level energy arrives. We have a good bit of dry air at the surface, so the rain will have to work hard to drop more than just very light accumulations. No severe weather is expected, but we could see a bit of lightning and hear a few claps of thunder. This activity is expected to dissipate by morning. Below is a simulated radar loop of how this may play out between now and 8am tomorrow morning.
With lots of dry air remaining across the state, lows will be able to dip down into the low 40s to low 50s across a large portion of the state. Further south along the coast and into deep south Texas, higher humidity values will help to keep temps from cratering below the mid 60s. Still, not bad for this time of the year. Highs tomorrow will rebound nicely and range from the 70s to low 80s. Warmest spots tomorrow will be from the Big Bend Region and south along the Rio Grande where temps will top out in the 90s. We’ll have plenty of sunshine as well to enjoy if you are able to get out and about during the day.
Long term…high pressure will begin to build in over the region and we will remain between two areas of low pressure east and west of us through the rest of the work week. The low to our west will begin working its way east by Friday and we’ll see the return of rain and storm chances across parts of western Texas Friday and Saturday. As we get into Sunday and Monday, the low will open up even further east and bring additional chances for rain and storms into north and central Texas. We could see some severe storms out west over the weekend, and across north and central Texas during the first part of next week; however, it’s way too soon to get into any details yet. We’ll continue to monitor this and provide updates as we get closer! Until then, enjoy the pleasant weather for the next several days!