First Official Day of Fall, Summery Weekend
Not quite as stale and stuffy as you step outside this morning! It may be subtle, but we will ease into a slightly less humid pattern just in time for the weekend. We may still look at some morning fog Through Sunday, but overnights will generally be a good bit cooler than what we've seen most of this week.
Fall officially begins at 3:02pm today -- but this is Central & Southeast Texas...it will still feel like summer, for now. Afternoon highs hover right around 90 through the weekend, but we should all stay away from the triple digit heat index that we saw a few days this week. Can't rule out a stray shower either afternoon through the end of the weekend, but there's a better chance of rain waiting for the next work week.
As an upper level low approaches us next week, showers and storms are likely to our west, and expected to be a little more scattered our way to at least begin the week. Better chance for widespread rain (and some cooler air??) comes by Thursday. Stay tuned! Could be our next big dose of fall air arriving just in time for next weekend.
Friday: Partly cloudy with an isolated rain chance. High: 91. Heat Index: 94 - 96. Wind: SE 5-15 mph.
Friday Night: Mainly clear with patchy fog by morning. Low: 71. Wind: SE 5-10 mph.
Saturday: Partly cloudy with an isolated rain chance. High: 91. Wind: ESE 5-10 mph.
Saturday Night: Mostly clear with increasing morning clouds. Low: 71. Wind: SE 5-10 mph.
-- Meteorologist Max Crawford