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A front will stall over SE Texas Thursday

Warmer weather this weekend with rain chances remaining in the Forecast

BEAUMONT, Texas — A front will stall over SE Texas Thursday enhancing the chance for rain, otherwise above normal temperatures (and humidity) is expected through much of the next 7 days.

Tonight, a front will stumble into SE Texas stalling between the Lakes Area and the Triangle.  North of the front, wind will turn northeast with slightly cooler low temperatures in the middle/upper 50s.  South of the front, temperatures will only cool into the lower to middle 60s with southerly winds.  Patchy fog and drizzle are expected.

Similar situation Thursday...north of the stalled front, high temperatures will be in the middle to upper 60s with northeasterly winds.  South of the front, high temperatures will be in the lower/middle 70s with southerly winds.  Scattered showers are forecast.

Lower rain chances (at least for the Triangle) are expected this weekend with mostly cloudy skies and highs in the middle 70s.

Monday, a cold front, with higher rain chances are forecast followed by a slight cool down Tuesday.  

Drier weather with near-normal temperatures are forecast next Wednesday.

Short Term Forecast

Triangle Tonight:  Mostly cloudy, mild, humid with a 20% coverage of showers and patchy fog.  Low Near:  61° in Beaumont, Low near:  60° in Orange and Low near:  61° in Port Arthur.  Winds:  South 2-7 mph becoming Calm.

Lakes Area Tonight:  Cloudy, cool with a 20% coverage of showers and patchy fog.  Low Near:  57°.  Winds:  South shifting Northeast 2-5 mph.

Triangle Thursday:  Mostly cloudy, warm, humid, breezy with a 30% coverage of showers.  High near:  73° in Beaumont, High near: 72° in Orange and High near 71° in Port Arthur.  Winds:  South to Southeast 2-10 mph.

Lakes Area Thursday:  Cloudy, mild, humid with a 40% coverage of showers. High near: 66°.  Winds:  Northeast 2-7 mph.

Credit: Patrick Vaughn
Patchy fog, drizzle tonight in SE Texas as a front stalls between the Lakes Area and the Triangle. Scattered showers are forecast Thursday due to the front. Lower rain chances (for the Triangle) with highs in the middle 70s this weekend.

Extended Forecast

Friday (2/26):  Mostly cloudy, warm, humid, breezy with a 30% coverage of showers in the Triangle and a 40% coverage of showers in the Lakes.  Low near: 63°.  High near:  74°.  Winds:  South 5-15 mph with gusts to 20 mph.

Saturday (2/27):  Mostly cloudy, warmer, humid, breezy with a 20% coverage of showers in the Triangle and a 40% coverage in the Lakes.  Low near:  61°.  High near:  75°.  Winds:  South 5-15 mph with gusts to 20 mph.

Sunday (2/28):  Mostly cloudy, warm, humid, breezy with a 20% coverage of showers and a 40% coverage in the Lakes.  Low near:  64°.  High near:  76°. Winds:  South-Southeast 5-10 mph with gusts to 20 mph.

Monday (3/01):  Cloudy, warm, humid, breezy with a 40% coverage of showers in the Triangle and a 60% coverage in the Lakes.  Low near:  62°.  High near:  71°. Winds:  South shifting Northeast 5-10 mph with gusts to 20 mph.

Tuesday (3/02):  Mostly cloudy, cooler, humid, breezy with a 30% coverage of showers in the Triangle and a 20% coverage in the Lakes.  Low near:  57°.  High near:  68°.  Winds:  Northeast 5-15 mph.

Wednesday (3/03):  Partly sunny, mild and less humid.  Low near:  52°.  High near:  70°.  Winds:  Northeast becoming East 3-8 mph.

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