Possible "Deadly gorgeous" days ahead for East Texas
By Brad Hlozek| April 16, 2011 at 4:24 PM CDT - Updated June 23 at 8:35 PM
EAST TEXAS (KTRE)
Saturday will be sunny and downright gorgeous. Highs will top out in the middle 70's with low humidity. Winds will be north at 10-15 mph.
Sunday will be almost as nice as mostly sunny skies and slightly warmer temperatures will be in the forecast.
"The weather pattern will change by next week, allowing for slight rain chances throughout the week. While rain chances won't be particularly high, we will cross our fingers that some of us get a little drink of water, courtesy of Mother Nature," according to Meteorologist Brad Hlozek.
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