BEAUMONT, Texas — A warmer and drier forecast is headed back into Southeast Texas.

The rain is gone and the clouds clearing out of the area today.  Highs this afternoon will reach the upper 50's.

This weekend looks nice and mild.  Highs both Saturday and Sunday will reach the 60's with lots of sunshine.  The only problem this weekend will be the cold mornings back into the 30's.

Next week the warm up continues with highs reaching the 70's by Tuesday. The forecast will remain dry through Thursday of next week.

Short Term Forecast

Triangle Today:  Sunny, cool and dry.  Highs in the upper 50's.  Winds:  North 5-10 mph.

Lakes Area Today:  Sunny, cool and dry.  Highs in the upper 50's.  Winds:  North 5-10 mph.

Triangle Tonight:  Clear skies and cold.  Lows in the upper 30's.  Winds:  Northeast 5-10 mph.

Lakes Area Tonight:  Clear skies and cold.  Lows in the middle 30's.  Winds:  Northeast 5-10 mph.

Extended Forecast

Saturday (11/16):  Sunny, warmer.  Low near:  36°.  High near:  62°.  Winds:  North 5-10 mph. 

Sunday (11/17):  Mostly sunny, warmer.  Low near:  37°.  High near:  66°.  Winds:  Northwest 5-10 mph.

Monday (11/18):  Sunny, warmer.  Low near:  46°.  High near:  69°.  Winds:  West 5-10 mph.

Tuesday (11/21):  Sunny, warmer.  Low near:  49°.  High near:  74°.  Winds:  Northwest turning South 2-7 mph.

Wednesday (11/22):  Partly cloudy, mild and dry.  Low near:  52°.  High near:  73°.  Winds:  Southeast 5-15 mph.

Thursday (11/23):  Mostly cloudy, warm, humid and dry.  Low near:  61°.  High near:  75°.  Winds: Southeast 5-15 mph.