Posted by Donovan Neal on Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Radar Check - Most of the light rain is now mainly to the south of I-20 this morning, and is generally spreading to the east.
There is still a chance that some of the rain could turn into sleet pellets, but the chances are still more likely to be confined to the west of I-35 this morning, where temperatures near the upper 30s in those spots.
In DFW, it will still very chilly as you head out this morning with temperatures in the mid 40s. And it won't get that much better as we progress through the day. Temperatures in North Texas are only expected to warm to the low 50s, about 10-14 degrees below average. Widespread overcast conditions will continue to prevail today.
Thursday - Not much change. It will still feel cold and raw throughout the day, with highs only reaching the mid 40s. Be sure to dress appropriately for the coldest day of the season thus far. Cloudy conditions will also continue on Thursday.
Friday - The first widespread freeze of the season takes place early Friday morning past midnight, where temperatures fall into the upper 20s in most spots. However, the sun should come back out during the afternoon, and temperatures will reach the mid 50s during the peak of the day.
Football Weather - For the high school playoff games still taking place in North Texas, the weather will be relatively cold with temperatures falling from the low 50s during the game.
Lake Ridge High School takes on Highland Park at AT&T Stadium this Friday (kickoff @ 7:30p). For the weather going inside the dome, it will be cold with temperatures at around 52 by kickoff, falling to 49 by the final whistle.
The Weekend - Not much change in the forecast during the weekend; we continue to remain mostly sunny and dry with highs in the 60-65 degree range.
Next Week - We remain slightly above average for the next 7 days, next week looks pretty dry with highs generally in the mid 60s. See the Texas Weather Discussion Video for more details.