It’s no longer freezing in Chicago: Here’s how our recent cold stretch compares with the city’s coldest deep freezes on record
The temperature at O’Hare International Airport, the city’s official recording site, was 33 degrees at 11:51 a.m., Sunday. It’s the first time the temperature reached above 32 degrees after 17 consecutive days of below freezing conditions.chicagotribune.com
Houston-area forecast: Sweater weather this weekend
HOUSTON – Cold air has settled into Southeast Texas and will be sticking around for a while. We are in the beginning of the longest stretch of cold weather that has hit Houston so far this season. As we head into late Sunday, temperatures will start to drop and wintry precipitation will be getting close to Southeast Texas! Sunday NightAccumulations will be insignificant in Southeast Texas but snow will accumulate north and northwest of our area. Weekend Travel WeatherAfter Sunday’s rain/snow mix event, the rest of the ten day forecast shows a cooler than normal start with plenty of sunshine for the week ahead.
Rain Winding Down, Sunshine Back For Saturday
HOUSTON – The rain should wrap up later in the evening and cooler air will take most of the night to move in. Expect some patchy dense fog early tomorrow with temperatures falling into the 50s. Mostly sunny skies will return by the afternoon with highs in the mid 60s. Sunshine will return tomorrow afternoonTemperatures will be cooler behind Friday’s front with 60s returning this weekend. Saturday will be the drier half of the weekend with another front moving through on Sunday bringing in another round of showers.
Here’s what Houston’s weather will look like as Delta makes landfall
Rain and wind, main impacts from Delta (KPRC)Hurricane Delta continues to be a massive, dangerous and major hurricane. Landfall is expected along the Louisiana coast just east of Cameron some late this afternoon or early evening. The storm is being pushed into Louisiana due to a trough of low pressure moving into Texas. Although Delta will be to our east, the rain and wind will make for an uncomfortable day. After Delta, the next ten days are warmer than normal with very little rain.
Fall front brings winning weather this weekend!
A fall cold front is on the way to break the summer heat just in time for the weekend! Cold fronts in September are never a sure thing, but this one is looking more and more likely as the weekend edges closer. High temperatures on Saturday and Sunday are projected to hover in the mid to upper 80s. Highs will remain in the 80s this weekend, with no "feels like" temperatures to fret over. Bottom line, this weekend should turn out to be quite spectacular, barring any big weather surprises.
Weekend forecast: Record heat expected
Feel like temps will once again be in the triple digitsA blazing Saturday saw Bush Intercontinential Airport tie a record high of 101 set back in 1994. Today is the 6th time we've hit 100 or higher this summerA heat advisory has once again been issued until at least 7pm Sunday because of the expected high temperatures and the high humidity which will take the “feels like” temperatures into the 108-111 degree range. Frequent water breaks, air conditioning when possible and light clothing are musts for this weekend. Sunday will see more sizzleAfter our hottest weekend of the year, temperatures will head toward seasonal norms after Monday’s front pushes into the region. The morning temperatures which have for several days registering record high minimums will also cool toward the normal mid 70s along with drier conditions as well.
Houston forecast: Sizzling heat, storm chance
The bigger issue will be the feels like temperatures which will be in the 108-112 degree range. Sunday afternoon storms possible (KPRC)A difference today from previous days will be the chance for afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Rain chances will be about 30% for today and for the rain associated with the front that will arrive tomorrow. Break in high temps starting tonight and Monday (KPRC)After today well get a break from the heat and get some much needed rain from time to time as our high temperatures settled into the mid 90s. Our morning lows will be cooler as well but more importantly will be MUCH less humid with some of our northern communities possibly seeing upper 60s!
After Hanna: Rainy start to the week
A coastal flood advisory greeted early risers in Galveston (KPRC)As Hanna moved into northeast Mexico this morning, the waves stirred up in the Gulf of Mexico were impacting the Texas coastline with higher than normal tides. Rain stays in the forecast to start the week (KPRC)As the remnants of Hanna continue to move into Mexico, tropical moisture from the Gulf will be our friend for the start of the week as well. The funnel effect will push moisture and elevated rain chances into Houston for the start of the week. Rain sticks around for the start of the week (KPRC)We will see decreasing rain chances by Tuesday into Wednesday. As the rain chances go down the high temperatures will head back into the low to mid 90s.
Summer swelter in full force as we head toward 4th of July weekend
HOUSTON – Rain was on the retreat while temperatures trended upward in Houston over the weekend. It won’t be record heat but expect temperatures to be slightly above normal with high humidity in place every day. High temperatures, Monday, June 29, 2020By mid-week, a ridge of high pressure will be centered directly over Texas. July 4th ChangesAs July 4th approaches, the high pressure ridge will migrate west, signaling a return of rain to the area. July 4th Forecast10 Day OutlookAfter July 4th, we will likely return to a typical summer pattern in Houston.
Summer heat and Saharan dust in today’s forecast
Take advantage of the morning and later evening as afternoon temperatures in the 90s will feel like the triple digits. Another batch of Saharan dust is lower air quality. Anyone that struggled with the dust this past weekend should prepare for a repeat for the rest of the week. DustAn area of mid-level high pressure will be moving from the Gulf to almost directly over the Houston region this week. Rain chances return as the high moves farther to the west and allowing showers chances to return in time for the July 4.
Another round of heavy rain expected Friday morning
HOUSTON After multiple rounds of heavy rain in southeast Texas this week, get ready for another round for Friday. Deep tropical moisture combined with weak disturbances drifting over the region have produced multiple waves of heavy rain. Areas west and southwest of Houston are most likely to see the heaviest rain, although bands could set up over Houston, too. The location of the highest rainfall amounts will depend on exactly where heavy rain bands develop, and that is far from certain. The High Resolution Rapid Refresh short-range forecast model places the heaviest rain west of Houston, as shown in the figure below, but Houston is certainly not out of play.
Behind Friday’s storms, cooler weather for Mother’s Day weekend.
The front sparked a line of showers and storms that brought needed water to drought-stricken areas south of Houston, especially. And, while the weather wasn’t severe in southeast Texas, storms in Louisiana associated with the same cold front packed a wicked punch, prompting severe thunderstorm and tornado warnings. Behind the front, dry skies will take over in the Houston area. Temperatures will be the weather headline throughout the weekend, too, as they stay below normal from start to finish. On Mother’s Day, temperatures will be in the lower 80s under full sunshine.
Summer-Like Weekend on the Way
Thankfully humidity will still be in check but it will be very warm Friday afternoon. Afternoon highs are usually in the low 80s for May 1st and today temperatures will top off in the mid 80s. FridayHumidity creeps back in this weekend. With temperatures close to 90 degrees and humidity settling in it will feel like SUMMER this weekend! So far the front next Wednesday does not look like it will produce severe weather but rather just bring in a round of showers.
Alert: Tornado Watch in effect for much of the area until 3 p.m.
HOUSTON – A Tornado Watch is in effect for many counties in the area until 3 p.m.Those counties include: Austin, Brazoria, Brazos, Burleson, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Harris, Houston, Liberty, Madison, Matagorda, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Waller, Washington, and Wharton. A second round of storms will hit the region Sunday morning and early afternoon.. Like Saturday’s storms, Sunday’s storms could produce hail and damaging wind. Futurecast 10am, April 19, 2020Futurecast 12pm, April 19, 2020The storms will continue through noon and 1 p.m. before exiting quickly to the east. Futurecast 1pm Sunday, April 19, 2020Futurecast 4pm, April 19, 2020As the storms move into Louisiana, they will intensify further. It will be east of Texas where the tornado threat becomes much more substantial.
Saturday forecast: Showers and isolated thunderstorms
HOUSTON – We had a break in heavy rain as of about 10pm last night and now we’re starting to see a return of a rainy pattern for your Saturday. Our futurecast forecast model shows the heaviest rain will likely be this afternoon and then winding down by around 8pm tonight. Expecting moderate to heavy afternoon rain and isolated thunderstorms (KPRC)As a result of the clouds and rain and north wind, our temperatures will stay in the 50s and 60s inland with warmer temperatures along the coast. Cooler temperatures in store for our Saturday (KPRC)Rain chances are less but continue Sunday and into Monday with a more ‘summertime’ pattern expected next week. As of right now it looks like at least part of the Easter weekend will dry out a bit!
Stormy weather moves in; cooler weather this weekend
As much as 3 inches of rain will be a welcomed sight as Southeast Texas has been extremely dry. Today's Weather North of I-10South of I-10, especially coastal counties, will be mainly dry until lunchtime. Expect lower rainfall totals south of I-10. Although rain chances are location-based, everyone across Southeast Texas will feel cooler Friday with temperatures in the 70s. Today's Weather South of I-10This weekend will be perfect for staying inside with your family.
Sunshine has returned
HOUSTON – We’ll see plenty of sunshine for Valentine’s Day, but a very chilly start with widespread 30s. We’ll see a nice warmup with some sunshine in the afternoon with slightly warmer temperatures in the low 60s. Enjoy a nice warmup with 70s returning on Sunday. Late Saturday night into Sunday morning there is a stray shower chance mainly along the coast. Weekend ForecastWarmer temperatures will stick around for the start of the workweek but shower chances will be going up.
Rain moves in late tomorrow: Wet work week coming!
Tomorrow, the clouds return and isolated showers will start in the morning with on and off showers to follow by Sunday evening into Monday. Monday kicks off a fairly wet and unsettled work week with a potential for heavy rain and strong storms late in the afternoon. A vigorous cold front will slowly move through the state, stall near the coast, leaving rain chances in play for the next three days with highs in the low 70s. 10-Day ForecastThe result is a ten day forecast that has plenty of rain for the start of the week along with warmer than normal temperatures until mid week. The rain should be out of here by Thursday in time for a dry but cool Valentine’s day and one half of next weekend.
4 things you need to know about Houston’s forecast
HOUSTON – Rain is moving out of the Houston area and skies are starting to clear Thursday morning. Weekend showersShowers are back in the forecast for this weekend but it will not be a washout. The best weather this weekend will be early in the day Saturday and late in the day Sunday. Sneak peek at next weekThere is no major warm-up or cold snap on our 10-day forecast. The next chance for rain after this weekend will be Tuesday with a cold front that is moving through.