EAST TEXAS WEATHER FORECAST:
TODAY: Variable cloudiness and humid with showers and thunderstorms…Overall coverage about 70%. A few storms will contain frequent lightning and heavy downpours. High temperatures 76-80 North and 81-85 South…Winds SE, becoming NE 10 mph, but variable and gusty near thunderstorms.
TONIGHT: Showers and thunderstorms diminishing…Low temperatures 65-70.
THURSDAY: Showers and thunderstorms increasing again (overall coverage reaching about 90%). Some storms will contain frequent lightning and very heavy rainfall which can cause flooding of some streets, creeks, rivers and other low lying areas. High temperature near 78….Winds mostly E 10 mph, but variable and gusty near thunderstorms.
FRIDAY: More periods of rain (80%). Rain totals from Wednesday through Friday may reach 3″-6″ across most of East Texas with 4″-8″ possible in parts of Deep East Texas. Temperatures: Low 66, High 76…Wind E 10 mph.
SATURDAY: Rain in the morning (60%) ending during the afternoon…otherwise cloudy and continued mild…Low 66, High 78…Winds NE 10 mph.
SUNDAY: Morning fog, then partly sunny and becoming warmer…Temperatures: Low 64, High 84….Winds N 10 mph.
MONDAY & TUESDAY: mostly sunny with a continued warming trend…Lows: 64-66….Highs 86-88…Winds N 5 mph on Monday, then E 5 mph on Tuesday.