11:00 am Saturday - February 13th, 2016
It’s a three day Holiday weekend starting with a Sunny Saturday, a Cloudy & Damp Valentine’s Day, followed by a President’s Day … with rain ending early, Clearing Skies and the beginning of a Spring-Like Warming Trend !
Today … Valentine’s Day Eve … we are enjoying Sunny skies and Cooler Temps. High Pressure that arrived on Friday is sliding of to our east … as winds swing East 10-15 mph. After cold Morning Lows in the mid 30’s … Thanks to dry air … Afternoon Highs are rebounding to a mild 56 degrees.
Tonight … skies become Cloudy light Southeast winds 5-15 mph. Insulated by the overcast skies Morning Lows will be near 45 … mild for early February.
Sunday, Valentine’s Day … a Low Pressure system drop in to North Texas moving out of Colorado. Clouds will increase as Showers and Rain develop by afternoon. Winds will be from the South 15-25 mph full of Gulf Moisture. Even though Afternoon Highs will reach 59 … with the Wind, Clouds and Showers, it will feel cool, damp and a tad chilly.
Sunday Evening, Valentine’s Date Night … will be Cool and Damp with Temperatures in the low 50s. Overnight into Monday … the showers and light rain continues as the Low passes to our Southeast. Winds will spin to the Northeast 10-15 mph as Morning Lows only drop to near 46.
Monday … the rain ends by early morning … as Winds turn Northwest 10-20 mph and Drier Air filters into Texoma. Skies will become Partly Cloudy and then Mostly Sunny by late Afternoon and Highs reach 61.
Tuesday … the Big Warm Up begins. Winds turn West 15-20 mph … blowing and warming downslope … from the high plains of west Texas & Oklahoma. Under Mostly Sunny skies, Temps will jump 30 degrees … from Morning Lows near 40 to Afternoon Highs near 70.
Wednesday … winds swing South 15-25 mph and under Sunny skies we will warm to an Unseasonably Warm 71.
Thursday … Sunny and even warmer with Highs near 73 … as winds turn South-Southwest 20-30 mph, ahead of our next Pacific Front.
Friday … another Pacific Cold Front … arrives in Texoma Sunny and Dry. Our winds will spin from Southwest to North 15-25 mph. Before the late afternoon Front pushes through … Afternoon Highs will spike … averaging 75 degrees.
So today while Skies are Sunny … start your Valentine’s celebrations early. This way on Sunday when it is Cloudy, Windy and Rainy you will be ready to enjoy snuggling weather !
Winter Weather Authority/News 12