First Alert: A few passing downpours as front stalls out

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DEEP EAST TEXAS (KTRE) - With moisture feeding into the cold front that is now in East Texas, look for a few pockets of rain and thunder to linger into the evening hours before waning after sunset.

Withe the frontal boundary washing out, we will continue to see warm readings in the Piney Woods as we head into Friday and this weekend as rain chances fall off to just 20% on Friday and Saturday.  That means lows will be in the lower 70′s with daytime highs topping out in the lower 90′s under partly cloudy skies.

A weak, backdoor cold front will move through late Sunday, bringing us a 30% chance of scattered downpours.  This front, however, does not have much of a temperature difference behind it, which is why I am not overly excited about its overall impacts for us.

We may be dealing with some tropical mischief next week as we will need to monitor two tropical waves that have been tagged for possible development in the Gulf of Mexico next week.  While those odds of development are not great at this time, we are at the peak of hurricane season and we do need to monitor these two disturbances closely.

Even if these tropical waves do not develop into a tropical depression or tropical storm, the main takeaway would be we could see some better rain chances each day next week as tropical moisture surges inland from the Gulf of Mexico.

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