Be prepared for this Hot and Humid Saturday … So don’t over do those honey do’s ! Stay hydrated and take regular breaks out of the sun today. A change in the upper air steering winds opened the door to more showers and storms this week. Sunday, rolling out of the Rockies a Cold Front takes aim on Texoma. Sunday afternoon showers and isolated storms have the potential for becoming severe. So this weekend we need to be Weather Aware of Heat Stress and then Storms.
Today … only a 20% chance of a pop up shower … but a 100% chance of being very hot and humid felling like 100° to 104°. Winds are light and variable 5-10 mph. Actual afternoon Highs will be averaging 94.
This Evening will continue to be Warn & Muggy. Overnight into the Sunday morning expect showers and a few storms with periods of heavy rain. Morning Lows … warm in the mid-70s.
Sunday … rains come and end mid-morning and we are partly cloudy. Winds will be picking up from the South 15-20 mph full of Gulf Moisture. Then during the max afternoon heating Isolated Storms erupt some strong to severe. Highs Sunday in the low 90s.
Sunday Evening & Overnight the coverage of showers and storms increase to 70%. The risk of high damaging winds and hail continue into Monday morning as the Cold Front approaches Texoma.
Monday … the severe threat shifts east into the Ark-La-Tex during the afternoon as the Cold Front pushes across Texoma. Winds will start out a tad drier from the Southwest and flip North 10-20 mph as the front passes. Behind the Front skies turn Mostly Sunny as cool and drier air filters arrives. Afternoon Highs will be rain cooled near 90.
Tuesday through Friday … A large area of High Pressure settles in over Texoma with North winds 10-15 mph slowly swinging Southeast by Friday … all under Sunny and Cool skies. Highs will drop into the upper 80s to near 90 by Friday.
Under the Lights on Friday Night … It will be Clear, Warm with light breezes in 80s, falling into the upper 70s.
Please still remember to Pass the Word … " Never Leave Pets or Children in the Car during Summer " … with Temps 80s & 90s … Cars will heat up to 120+ degrees or hotter in less than 10-20 minutes ... Parked Cars will be Death Traps ! Do a Back Seat "Double Check", so that no one is left behind when parking your car.
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|Lake Texoma Temp||83|
|Grayson County Airport Observed High||96|
|Grayson County Airport Observed Low||77|
|Rain: Sherman-Denison (NTRA)||0.00|
|Ardmore Observed Low||73|
|SunRise||August 19, 2018: 6:52 a.m.|
|SunSet||August 18, 2018: 8:09 p.m.|