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Stormy weather mid-day Wednesday in SE Texas

Windy, cooler weather Thursday and Friday

BEAUMONT, Texas — A squall line of thunderstorms and Slight Risk of severe weather is forecast Wednesday across SE Texas followed by and extended period of cool, dry weather.

Tonight will be warm and humid with a slight chance of showers.  Low temperatures will be well above normal near 70 to the middle 70s.

Wednesday, a squall line of thunderstorms is forecast.  Looks like the earliest it could move into SE Texas would be around 10 am.  It will likely be east of SE Texas around 2 pm.  There's a Slight Risk of severe weather with damaging winds the most likely severe weather mode.  A watch will likely be issued for our area.  1 to 2 inches of rainfall is forecast.  Breezy south winds will shift west and we should see the sun set.

Credit: Patrick Vaughn
A squall line of thunderstorms is forecast to arrive in SE Texas between about 10 am and 2 pm. A slight risk of severe weather is possible with damaging winds the biggest threat.

Windy weather is forecast across SE Texas Thursday as a tight pressure gradient develops due to strong high pressure building into the state.  West-Northwest winds will likely gust to 30 mph, possibly higher as a sharply cooler air mass moves into SE Texas.  Very low humidity levels are forecast with lows in the 50s and highs in the lower/middle 70s.

Another breezy day is forecast Friday with a cool morning and a pleasantly warm afternoon.

Over the weekend, chilly mornings are forecast with lows in the middle 40s to lower 50s.  High temperatures under sunny skies will be in the middle to upper 70s.  Humidity will be very low.

Early next week, the dry weather will persist with temperatures near normal.

Short Term Forecast

Triangle Tonight:  Mostly cloudy, warm and humid with a 30% coverage of showers.  Low near:  74° in Beaumont, near:  71° in Orange and  74° in Port Arthur.  Winds:  Southeast 5-10 mph becoming Calm.

Lakes Area Tonight:  Mostly cloudy, mild and humid with a 20% coverage of showers.  Low Near:  70°.  Winds:  Southeast 5-10 mph.

Triangle Wednesday:  100% coverage of showers and thunderstorms (some possibly severe with damaging winds) between 10 am and 2 pm.  Becoming mostly sunny mild during the middle/later afternoon hours.  High near:  83° in Beaumont, High near:  82° in Orange and High near:  84° in Port Arthur.  Winds: South shifting West 10-15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.  1 to 2 inches of rain possible.

Lakes Area Wednesday:  100% coverage of showers and thunderstorms (some possibly severe with damaging winds) between 10 am and 2 pm.  Becoming mostly sunny mild during the middle/later afternoon hours.  High near:  82°. Winds:  Southeast shifting West 5-10 mph with gusts to 20 mph.  1 to 2 inches of rain possible.

Credit: Patrick Vaughn
A squall line will drive through SE Texas during the late morning/early afternoon hours Wednesday. Sharply cooler, windy weather forecast Thursday and Friday. Chilly mornings and sunny, pleasant afternoons are forecast this weekend.

Extended Forecast

Thursday (10/28):  Sunny, cooler, windy and less humid.  Low near:  57°.  High near:  75°.  Winds:  West-Northwest 10-20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

Friday (10/29):  Sunny, cooler, windy with low humidity.  Low near:  53°.  High near:  73°.  Winds:  Northwest 10-15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.

Saturday (10/30):  Chilly morning turning sunny, pleasant during the afternoon, . Low near:  49°.  High near:  76°.  Winds:  Northwest 2-7 mph.

Sunday (10/31):  Chilly morning turning sunny, pleasant during the afternoon. Low near:  51°.  High near:  79°.  Winds:  East becoming South 2-7 mph.

Monday (11/01):  Cool morning turning mostly sunny, pleasant during the afternoon.  Low near:  57°.  High near:  79°.  Winds:  East becoming Southeast 3-10 mph.

Tuesday (11/02):  Cool morning turning mostly sunny, pleasant during the afternoon.  Low near:  58.  High near:  82°.  Winds:  East becoming Southeast 3-8 mph.

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