BEAUMONT, Texas — Winter returns to SE Texas Saturday morning with below-normal temperatures expected much of next week.

A fairly strong cold front will bring high rain chances to the area after midnight.  The rains will likely be east of the area by 9 am Saturday.  Skies will clear during the afternoon hours with windy northwesterly winds and falling afternoon temperatures.

Sunday Morning, wind chills will be in the middle 20’s with low temperatures just above freezing.  Sunny skies will push afternoon high temperatures into the lower/middle 20’s.

Warmer, weather is then expected Monday and Tuesday, however the clouds and rain returns.

Wednesday looks crummy!  A dreary day is expected with rain and temperatures in the 40’s due to another cold front.

Cool, dry weather returns Thursday and Friday with lows in the 30’s and highs in the 50’s.

Triangle Tonight:  Cloudy, patchy fog with a 90% coverage of rain after 2 am.  Low near: 61° Beaumont, 60° Orange and 61° at Port Arthur.  Winds:  South shifting West 10-15 mph with gusts to 20 mph.

Lakes Area Tonight:  Cloudy, patchy fog with a 90% coverage of rain after midnight.  Low near: 55°.  Winds:  South shifting West 8-15 mph with gusts to 20 mph.

Triangle Saturday:  80% coverage of rain before 9 am becoming sunny, windy and colder during the afternoon.  Temperature falling to near: 45° in Beaumont by 5 pm, temperatures falling to near 45° in Orange by 5 pm and temperature falling to near 46° in Port Arthur by 5 pm.  Winds: West shifting Northwest 15-20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

Lakes Area Saturday:  60% coverage of rain before 9 am becoming sunny, windy and colder during the afternoon.  Temperature falling to near: 42° by 5 pm.  Winds:  West shifting Northwest 15-20 mph with gusts to 25 mph.

 

Extended Forecast

Sunday (1/20):  Sunny, cool and dry.  Low near: 33°.  High near: 54°.  Winds:  North-Northwest 3-12 mph.

Monday (1/21):  Morning sun with skies becoming cloudy during the afternoon, otherwise cool and dry.  Low near: 38°.  High near: 59°.  Winds:  East becoming Southeast 6-15 mph.

Tuesday (1/22):  Cloudy, warmer with a 40% coverage of light rain showers.  Low near: 54°.  High near: 67°.  Winds:  South-Southeast 8-15 mph with gusts to 20 mph.

Wednesday (1/23):  Cloudy, cold, windy with an 80% coverage of rain.  Low near: 46°.  Temperatures falling to near: 41° by 5 pm.  Winds: North-Northwest 8-20 mph with gusts to 25 mph.

Thursday (1/24):  AM clouds, PM sun, cool and dry.  Low near: 38°.  High near: 53°.  Winds:  Northwest 8-15 mph with gusts to 20 mph.

Friday (1/25):  Sun, cool and dry.  Low near: 35°.  High near: 55°.  Winds:  Northwest becoming South 3-14 mph.