11:00 pm – Saturday, December 16th, 2017
Rain returned to Texoma for the first time since December 4th. Rainfall totals have ranged from a Tenth inch Western Counties … up to a Half inch across our Central and Eastern Counties. The heaviest rain will be between Now and 1am. Sunday, skies slowly clear and a warming trend begins with Highs in the upper 60s and Lows in the upper 40s. Then late next Thursday a strong Cold Front blows in dry, dropping temps into the 30s with even a chance of winter precipitation into Christmas Weekend.
Today … we turned Windy, Warmer with increasing Clouds. Winds have been South 20-30 mph. Outdoor burning is banned in most counties across Texoma. This afternoon under Mostly Cloudy skies afternoon Highs will reached a warm 62 degrees.
This Evening … Showers and then Rain arrived around 6pm and will continuing through 2am. In the beginning some roads may get slick from light rain, tire dust and road oils. Overnight the rain ends and morning Lows remain mild near 42
Sunday … skies slowly clearing from Southwest to Northeast … becoming Mostly to Partly Cloudy and Breezy. Afternoon temps because of the Cloud Cover will reach an average High near 56.
Sunday Evening … with Mostly Clear skies and light Southwest breezes, evening temps to fall slowly into the 50s. Overnight, the morning Low will reach a very mild 46.
Monday … will be another unseasonably warm day. Mostly Sunny, Southwest breezes 10-15 mph and warm Highs near 68.
Tuesday … Mostly Sunny, windier Southwest 15-20 mph and still warm 67.
Wednesday … with winds turning South-Southwest 15-25 mph. After a warm morning Low near 47 we warm back into the mid-60s. Under continued Mostly Sunny skies afternoon High will reach 65.
Overnight into Thursday … an approaching Cold helps to keep winds up blowing 10-15 mph from the Southwest. Morning low remain warm near 47.
Thursday … Winter officially begins at 10:28am, with gusty Southwest winds blowing 20-30 mph. Ahead of the strong Cold Front … Mostly Sunny skies and compressional warming will shove afternoon Highs to near 70.
Early Thursday Evening … the Cold Front Blows across Texoma turning winds North 15-25 mph and sending Temps Tumbling. Friday morning … under Cloudy skies will be near 29.
Friday … It will feel like Winter with Mostly Cloudy skies, a chance of evening cold Rain and North winds 20-30 mph. With very cold air pouring in across Texoma temperatures will struggle to warm to a High near 38.
Saturday … morning Lows will drop to near 25 and only warm to a High of 33. Winds will be from the North-Northeast 15-25 mph under Cloudy skies. The wind chill will be in the 20s. Right now the Computer Models are not in agreement on what kind of Winter Mix we are going to have if Any !
With this week continued Warm, Dry & Windy conditions most of Texoma is under a burn ban. Also, as we head into the coming Christmas Weekend … we will need to be Weather Aware ! With the very cold air in place … any available moisture could turn into Winter precipitation. Check in with KXII Weather this week when making HOLIDAY Plans.
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|Lake Texoma Temp||60|
|Grayson County Airport Observed High||61|
|Grayson County Airport Observed Low||36|
|Rain: Sherman-Denison (KXII-TV)||0.00|
|Ardmore Observed Low||35|
|SunRise||December 17, 2017: 7:25 a.m.|
|SunSet||December 16, 2017: 5:20 p.m.|