Temperature across the area this morning are in the 60’s and 70’s. There is a light southeast wind under clear skies.
High temperatures will top out in the low to middle 90’s under partly sunny skies. The gusty south wind will continue. A dry line will become active in the western Big Country late this afternoon. This will give those areas a slight chance for thunderstorms. The atmosphere will be unstable, so if any storm does form it will have the potential to become severe.
Friday will be another day with above average temperatures, however it will be a few degrees cooler than today. The gusty south wind will continue as well. A better chance for rain and thunderstorms will exist Friday afternoon through Saturday AM. Scattered severe thunderstorms are possible during this time. The main hazards are large hail, damaging winds, lightning, and localized flooding.
Saturday will see cooler temperatures and the chance for rain and storms continuing. The forecast will be dry Sunday through next Tuesday. The next chance for storms will be on Wednesday. There will be a warming trend during this period as well. Wednesday’s highs will be near 90°.
Today: Mostly Sunny. 20% Rain and Thunderstorms. (western areas) High Temperature: 92° Winds: SSW 15-20 G25 MPH
Tonight: Partly Clear. Low Temperature: 71° Winds: S 15 G25 MPH
Friday: *SLIGHT RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS* SCATTERED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE* Partly Sunny. 40% Rain and Thunderstorms. High Temperature: 90° Winds: SE 15 G25 MPH
Saturday: Partly Sunny. 30% Rain and Thunderstorms.High Temperature: 81° Winds: SE 5-10 MPH
Sunday: Mostly Sunny. 20% AM Rain and Thunderstorms. High Temperature: 84° Winds: ENE 10 MPH
Monday: Mostly Sunny. High Temperature: 86° Winds: E 5-10 MPH
Tuesday: Mostly Sunny. High Temperature: 88° Winds: SE 5-10 MPH
Wednesday: Mostly Sunny. 20% AM Rain and Thunderstorms. High Temperature: 89° Winds: SE 10-15 MPH
Average High Temperature: 84°
Average Low Temperature: 61°
Sunrise: 6:41 A.M.
Sunset: 8:30 P.M.
Meteorologist Zach Gilday