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First Warning Forecast: Refreshing weather to end the work week

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Posted at 2:43 PM, Aug 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-24 21:22:58-04

The First Warning Storm Team is tracking refreshing weather to end the work week.

It’s been a much more comfortable day with lower dewpoints. We’ll continue with these refreshing conditions into the weekend. Expect partly cloudy skies tonight with lows in the upper 60s.

Partly cloudy skies to end the work week. Highs in the upper 70s and lower 80s. There is a very slight chance for a shower, just keeping a 20 percent chance. High pressure will build in Friday night making for a gorgeous weekend on tap.

Temperatures will be in the upper 70s to low 80s for both Saturday and Sunday. Expect dry conditions under partly cloudy skies.

Rain chances will increase next week as an area of low pressure strengthens and lifts northward.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Winds: NE 5-10 mph.

Tomorrow: Partly cloudy. A slight chance for an isolated shower (20%). Highs in the low 80s. Winds: NE 5-10 mph.

Tomorrow night: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Winds: NE 5-10 mph.

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Moderate (Ragweed, Grasses)

UV Index: 8 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Extreme

Tropical Update

Rapid strengthening is forecast and Harvey is expected to become a major hurricane before it reaches the middle Texas coast. On the forecast track, Harvey will approach the middle Texas coast on Friday and make landfall Friday night or early Saturday, and then stall near the middle Texas coast through the weekend.

1:00 PM CDT Thu Aug 24
Location: 24.4°N 93.6°W
Moving: NNW at 10 mph
Min pressure: 979 mb
Max sustained: 85 mph

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