BEAUMONT, Texas — A progressive pattern (very changeable) is expected across SE Texas the next seven days with three systems that’ll bring episodes of wet weather to the area.

Tonight, skies will become cloudy with chilly temperatures in the middle/upper 30s in the Lakes to near 40 in the Triangle.

Wednesday Afternoon, a shield of rain is expected to move into SE Texas.  So, you’ll need coats AND wet weather gear.  Rainfall amounts of up to 1.50” are possible.

Rain will end Thursday Moring however, the clouds will remain as a cold front moves through SE Texas.

Friday will be the “pick of the litter” with sunny skies and seasonal temperatures.

Late Saturday through Sunday Morning, round two moves through the area…heavy rainfall and severe weather not anticipated.

Round three will move into the area Late Tuesday.

Short Term Forecast

Triangle Tonight:  Increasing cloudiness becoming mostly cloudy, chilly.  Low near:  40° Beaumont, Low near:  38° Orange and Low near:  42° in Port Arthur.  Winds:  East 3-10 mph.

Lakes Area Tonight:  Increasing cloudiness becoming mostly cloudy, chilly.  Low near:  37°.  Winds:  East 2-5 mph becoming Calm.

Triangle Wednesday:  Cloudy, chilly with a 20% coverage of rain increasing to a 100% coverage late.  High near:  54° in Beaumont, High near:  53° in Orange and High near:  56° in Port Arthur.  Winds:  East becoming Southeast 8-15 mph.

Lakes Area Wednesday:  Cloudy, chilly with a 20% coverage of rain increasing to a 100% coverage late.  High near:  48°.  Winds:  East becoming Southeast 5-12 mph.

Extended Forecast

Thursday (1/23):  Cloudy, cool with a 70% coverage of morning rain, otherwise mostly cloudy.  Low near:  56°.  High near:  69°.  Winds:  South shifting Northwest:  4-12 mph.

Friday (1/24):  Sunny, seasonal.  Low near:  44°.  High near:  64°.  Winds:  Northwest:  3-10 mph

Saturday (1/25):  Increasing cloudiness with a 20% coverage of showers increasing to a 70% coverage late.  Low near:  41°.  High near:  63°.  Winds:  East becoming Southeast: 2-7  mph.

Sunday (1/26):  40% coverage of morning showers, otherwise mostly cloudy, cool.  Low near:  47°.  High near:  57°.  Winds:  East shifting North:  2-7 mph.

Monday (1/27):  Mostly cloudy, mild and dry.  Low near:  44°.  High near:  62°.  Winds:  North becoming Southeast:  3-8 mph.

Tuesday (1/28):  Mostly cloudy, mild with a 20% coverage of showers increasing to a 70% coverage late.  Low near:  53°.  High near:  72°.  Winds:  South to Southeast:  5-15 mph with gusts to 20 mph.

Wednesday (1/29):  70% coverage morning of showers and thunderstorms with decreasing afternoon cloudiness.  Low near:  57°.  High near:  67°.  Winds:  Southwest shifting northwest

Thursday (1/30):  Mostly sunny, cooler.  Low near:  49°.  High near:  63°.  Winds:  West becoming Southwest

Friday (1/31):  Mostly cloudy, cool with a 50% coverage of rain late.  Low near:  44°.  High near:  62°.  Winds: South

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