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Windy and Warm Today, Late Day/Evening Storms

Thursday, October 02, 2014 - 6:17am

EAST TEXAS FORECAST:

TODAY:  A mixture of clouds and sunshine, very warm, humid and windy...A few stray showers are possible throughout the day before a line of storms approaches from the west...High 91...Winds SSW 15-20 mph and gusty.

THURSDAY EVENING & NIGHT:  A brief period of heavy gusty thunderstorms is very likely from Northwest to Southeast across the East Texas area between 5 PM and Midnight.  The most likely time period for the storms to move through the Tyler-Longview area is between 7 PM and 9 PM.  Some of the storms can contain very heavy rain, frequent lightning, brief strong winds of 50-70 mph and possibly some scattered, mostly small hail.  The main threats will be wind damage and power outages.  Rain amounts of 0.50"-1.25" are likely as the storms move through. Most areas will probably not get more than 1 to 2 hours of rain. The storms should be completely out of the East Texas area well before daybreak.  Low temperatures Friday morning: 60-65....Winds will be variable strong and gusty during the storms and then become NNW at 10-20 mph. 

FRIDAY:  Becoming sunny, windy and much cooler....High temperatures: 77-82....Winds NNW 15-25 mph and gusty.

FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL WEATHER:   Clear, breezy and becoming chilly with kickoff temperatures near 68 and falling to near 59 by the end of the games...Winds NNW 8-15 mph.

LATE FRIDAY NIGHT:  Clear and chilly with the coldest temperatures of the season so far....Lows at daybreak Saturday morning will range  from near 42 out in the country to 47-50 in the downtown areas of Tyler and Longview...Winds North diminishing to 5 mph.

SATURDAY:  Sunny and cool with light winds...very nice...High temperature near 75....Winds NNE 5 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT:  Clear and becoming chilly again...Lows: 49-54...Winds becoming light SErly.

SUNDAY:  Mostly sunny and much warmer by afternoon...High near 84...Winds S 10 mph.

MONDAY:  Partly cloudy, warm and becoming more humid...Slight chance (20%) of a brief shower...Temperatures:  Low 62,  High 86....Winds S 10 mph.

TUESDAY:  Mostly cloudy  with a chance (40%) of a few showers...Temperatures:  Low 65,  High near 80....Winds E 5-10 mph.

WEDNESDAY:  Partly cloudy, warm and humid...Low 67,  High 84...Wind SE 10 mph.

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