Scattered showers and thunderstorms will persist across SE Texas mainly due to daytime heating and high amounts of atmospheric moisture levels.

Thursday, a 20 to 30% coverage of showers and thunderstorms is forecast across SE Texas.

Friday, higher rain chances are expected due to daytime heating and high amounts of gulf moisture.

The weekend looks pretty typical with highs in the lower 90’s and about a 30% coverage of showers and thunderstorms.

Monday and Tuesday, rain chances will increase as a front nears the area. Right now, it appears the front will push through with a bit of drier air moving into SE Texas next Wednesday.

Triangle Tonight: Becoming mostly clear, warm and humid. Low near: 75° Beaumont, 74° Orange and 75° at Port Arthur. Winds: South to Southwest 2-7 mph becoming Calm.

Lakes Area Tonight: 10% coverage of evening showers and thunderstorms, otherwise decreasing cloudiness, warm and humid with patchy fog. Low near: 73°. Winds: South 2-5 mph becoming Calm.

Triangle Thursday: Partly sunny, hot, humid with a 30% coverage of afternoon/evening showers/thunderstorms. High near: 93° Beaumont, 91° Orange and 93° at Port Arthur. Winds: Southwest becoming South 3-8 mph.

Lakes Area Thursday: Partly cloudy to partly sunny, hot, humid with a 20% coverage of afternoon & evening showers/thunderstorms. High near: 94°. Winds: Southwest becoming South 2-7 mph.

Extended Forecast

Friday(8/17) Partly sunny, hot, humid with a 40% coverage of afternoon/evening showers/thunderstorms. Low near: 75°. High near: 92°. Winds: Southwest becoming South 2-8 mph.

Saturday(8/18): Partly sunny, hot, humid with a 30% coverage of showers/thunderstorms. Low near: 75°. High near: 93°. Winds: West becoming South 3-8 mph.

Sunday(8/19): Partly sunny, hot, humid with a 30% coverage of showers/thunderstorms . Low near: 76°. High near: 93°. Winds: Southwest becoming South 3-10 mph.

Monday(8/20): Partly sunny, hot and humid with a 40% coverage of showers/thunderstorms. Low near: 77°. High near: 92°. Winds: Southwest becoming South 3-10 mph.

Tuesday(8/21): Partly sunny to mostly cloudy, hot and humid with a 50% coverage of showers/thunderstorms. Low near: 76°. High near: 91°. Winds: West becoming Southwest 3-8 mph.

Wednesday(8/22): Mostly sunny, less humid. Low near: 73°. High near: 95°. Winds: Northwest becoming South 3-8 mph.