Its been a nice day but as I predicted, the clouds came rolling in near 3-4PM. I don't expect any rain for the overnight hours, although eastern counties may see some sprinkles. Yes, the ground may (in some areas) look wet due to GROUND SWEAT. Yes, it is a thing. Whenever the ground temperatures are cooler than the temperatures just at the surface, condensation takes place and causes it to become wet. Explanation: It's just like a hot waffle on a plate. Notice how the plate gets wet and causes the bottom of the waffle to get soggy? It's because the plate was cooler than the waffle, so the condensation takes place. I hope that clarifies it for you! Anyways, we will wake up tomorrow cloudy and dry, but very humid and warm. Temperatures will be in the 60s across the area. Again, some spotty showers are possible well east of DFW. We will remain cloudy and warm through the day with highs reaching the mid 70s to near 80° across the region. The NAM has us in the lower 70s and it is indeed the best model, but it's really the only model with that solution, but we will see what plays out! Areas west/southwest of DFW may seen a little sunshine with highs soaring to the upper 80s where sunshine comes out! Even parts of the Austin metroplex (mainly western areas) towards the Llano area and the Hill Country may reach the 90s! But DFW I think will remain in the mid to upper 70s to near 80°F. In our eastern counties, a few isolated storms may develop. I don't have any rain in the forecast for the DFW area. Some more storms will develop in our southeastern counties during the evening and overnight hours. Some severe weather is possible east and southeast of DFW. The latest GFS has a few scattered storms developing over DFW late tomorrow night into Sunday morning, and the NAM 3k has it too, so I will have a 20% chance of storms tomorrow night and Sunday morning, but I suspect most areas will remain dry. No severe weather is expected. Sunday will be cloudy and significantly colder with highs in the mid to upper 50s with a brisk north wind making it feel like the lower 50s and some upper 40s.
NEXT WEEK: It will be dry and sunny each day with highs in the 50s and lows near freezing Monday, near 60°F on Tuesday with lows in the upper 30s, near 64°F on Wednesday with lows in the lower 40s, near 70° Thursday with lows in the lower 50s. Clouds return on Friday ahead of our next rain maker.
NEXT WEEKEND: Showers and thunderstorms will likely be widespread next Saturday, and there does appear to be a low end severe risk. We will dry out next Sunday with highs in the 70s both days. There are signs of strong storms heading into next Monday and Tuesday.
COLD AIR RETURNING?? A few models of the longer range guidance have some much colder air returning late in the month. Winter weather chances look to be scarce. I do think we are done with ice and snow, but I can't rule it out at this time. For all gardeners, I would hold off on the planting, especially if your are planting plants that are sensitive to temperatures near freezing. This is no promise, but something to monitor for sure. Low risk of any freezes the rest of the year but a few cannot be ruled out.
Have a fantastic evening and give glory to God for this nice warm weekend this weekend!
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