Radar Check - Another round of scattered showers and storms are about in North Texas, which brings some much needed rainfall for parts of the region, as the drought is getting progressively worse.
These should taper off by the afternoon hours, but nothing is in fruition to suggest a widespread rain.
Today should be mostly cloudy again with highs in the mid to upper 70s, a few degrees below seasonal temperatures... This should also be perfect weather for high school football games.
Football Weather - Comfortable conditions for high school football games tonight; still cloudy with highs in the mid 70s at kickoff, falling into the low 70s by the final whistle.
Summit High School takes on Lake Ridge High School at Vernon Newsom Stadium (kickoff at 7:30p). Cloudy conditions are expected with temperatures falling from 74 degrees at kickoff, to near 70 by the final whistle.
Bands of America Regional Championships - This Saturday, Bands of America comes to North Texas to host its annual regional championships. This event features some of the best marching bands in the state and also in the area. This event will be hosted at Dragon Stadium in Southlake, Texas. Prelims performances begin at 8:00 AM.
The Summit High School Marching Band will be one of the bands performing at this contest (prelims. per. @ 3:15p). The temperature should be around 78-82 degrees by preliminary performance, before warming to the mid 80s by the prelims. results. If we advance to finals, we don't know when we will play again, but when finals performances begin, the temperature should be cooling down to the mid 70s, before reaching to the low 70s by the finals awards announcements.
Next Week - I just don't see any reasons to mention any rain for North Texas. Earlier in the week, there were some signs that moisture could increase, but that idea is not even worth mentioning at the moment. We continue to have a dry forecast with highs in the upper 80s with lows in the mid 60s.
Tropics - Tropical Storm Maria and Hurricane Lee are moving out to sea, away from the U.S. Closer to home, we are monitoring a disturbance located near the southern tip of Florida that has some chance of slow development in the next several days. Tropical Storm or not, this is expected to bring heavy rainfall to Florida's East Coast. This should not be a problem for the Gulf.
Speaking of, global models continue to show development in that same region, but should not be a problem for Texas. See the Texas Weather Discussion Video for more details.