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Wet weather on the way

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Tonight, cloudiness will once again increase across the area, however no rainfall is expected. Temperatures tonight will be about 3-5 degrees warmer than this morning.  Skies will become cloudy Friday with about a 40% coverage of showers by late afternoon - high temperatures will be near 60.  It now appears that the best chance of rainfall with this Pacific Cold Front will be over-night Friday into Saturday with about a 70% coverage.  Rain chances will be around a 40% coverage Saturday.  Skies will clear Sunday Morning, but temperatures will be chilly. Sunny skies are expected Monday after freezing morning low temperatures.  The "December Thaw" is expected Wednesday and Thursday of next week with afternoon high temperatures in the lower 70s by Thursday ahead of next Friday's strong cold front.

Short-Term Forecast 

Triangle Tonight:  Increasing cloudiness, not as cold.  Low near: 39 in Beaumont, 38 in Orange, and 40 in Port Arthur.  Winds: Northeast to East 3-10 mph.

Triangle Friday:  Mostly cloudy, 40% coverage of showers by late-afternoon.  High near: 62 in Beaumont, 59 in Orange, and 61 in Port Arthur.  Winds: East becoming Southeast 6-25 mph.

Lakes Tonight:  Increasing cloudiness, not as cold.  Low near: 37.  Winds: North to East 1-6 mph becoming Calm.

Lakes Friday:  Mostly cloudy, 40% coverage of showers by mid-afternoon.  High near: 58.  Winds: East becoming Southeast 3-17 mph.

Extended Forecast        

Saturday:  50% coverage of morning showers, otherwise cloudy with falling temperatures late.  Low near: 55.  High near: 60.  Winds:  West shifting Northwest 8-25 mph.

Sunday:  Clearing by noon, breezy, cool and dry.  Low near: 36.  High near: 52.  Winds: North-Northwest 8-25 mph.

Monday:  Sunny, warmer.  Low near: 32.  High near: 58.  Winds: North becoming Southwest 3-10 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny and warmer.  Low near: 35.  High near: 63.  Winds: North becoming Southwest 3-8 mph.

Wednesday:  Increasing late-afternoon cloudiness.  Low near: 43.  High near: 66.  Winds: South 8-20 mph.

Thursday:  Mostly cloudy with a 20% coverage of showers, windy and warmer.  Low near: 52.  High near: 70.  Winds: South 10-28 mph.

Forecasted by 12 First Alert Chief Meteorologist Patrick Vaughn

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