Cooler air today

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The day dawned sunny with a chill. Lows fell to the 30s and 40s over much of the area. Camp Mabry’s low was 50°, five above normal. The low at the airport was 46°, four above normal.

Temperatures this afternoon will be slightly lower than Sunday’s thanks to a cold front that slipped south during the overnight hours.

Today’s normal high is 66°
Today’s normal high is 66°

In fact, the temperatures this week will be warmer than normal. Friday will be our warmest day when daytime maximums reach the upper half of the 70s.

Unfortunately, the weather this week will be dry thus adding to the ongoing drought.

The next change for the area happens Saturday. A cold front drops south out of north Texas interacting with the moisture coming from the Gulf leading to the only chance of rain between now and Sunday. The rain is forecast Saturday afternoon. It will leave only a few hundredths of an inch with the majority of that falling east of I-35.

<em>Saturday is the only day where rain is forecast</em>
Saturday is the only day where rain is forecast

The front will drop highs Sunday to the upper 50s to low 60s.

The updated second week outlook is still suggesting a wetter than normal pattern. Temperatures are now forecast to be near normal. Normal from the 11 to the 17th are highs in the mid 60s and lows in the lower half of the 40.

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