Not a washout for outdoor plans - But scattered showers and storms remain possible
Cooler than normal for the rest of Memorial Day Weekend
Hit and miss showers and storms remain possible for Central Texas for Sunday. Our rain chances will be driven by activity that pops up out to our west and northwest. Most of us rain dry throughout the majority of the day - But as we head into the afternoon and evening hours - We should start to see rain coverage increasing across our area. More cloud cover is expected across Central Texas on Sunday - Which will help lower our temperatures a few degrees area-wide. Sunday morning is starting out in the mid to upper 60s and we’ll warm around the low to mid 80s for the afternoon. Pop up showers and storms look possible across Central Texas throughout the day. The highest chance to see rain Sunday looks to occur across the western half of our area - But rain can pop up anywhere. It won’t be a wash out by any means - But you may want to have a backup indoor plan as rain may disrupt outdoor activities temporarily.
More showers and storms will fire up out west/northwest this afternoon and evening. We could again see another complex of showers and storms move into Central Texas late Sunday evening into Monday morning. Scattered on and off showers and storms will be possible area-wide on Monday. Severe weather threat is low and not everyone sees rain - But those that do could see heavy rain, lightning, and gusty winds! Temperatures for Memorial Day Monday will start out in the 60s - But with better coverage of rain and its associated cloud cover - Temperatures for the afternoon look to warm into the upper 70s and low 80s! Last year on Memorial Day we had highs around 95° - So it’s going to be feeling much different this year.
While some rain chances remain in the forecast for Tuesday - Coverage looks to be isolated. Temperatures should remain cooler than normal and hang around the low to mid 80s for the afternoon. A warming trend continues for the rest of the week. We see a lull in rain chances on Wednesday and with more sunshine in the forecast - Highs will reach back into the upper 80s with feels-like temperatures in the low 90s. We should stay mostly dry throughout the day on Thursday - But another round of showers and storms will fire up out west as an upper-level low approaches from the west. Those showers and storms could move in by Thursday night into Friday. As that low continues its trek eastward - We’ll continue to see isolated to scattered storms in the forecast on Friday and will likely continue into the following weekend. Expect temperatures for the end of the work week and into the weekend to remain closer to average - Which is typically about 90° - But humidity leaves us feeling like the low to mid 90s!
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