Wednesday Weather on the go: A windy afternoon, rain chances tonight, 60° later this week


Changes coming to our weather in the form of winds, rain and thunderstorm chances, and forecast highs in the 60s later this week.

For today we will see an upper disturbance pass over, which is what will keep conditions windy throughout the day. This could also increase slight rain chances across the borderland as early as tonight. 

Winds will come from the west at 20-25+ mph and gusts 35+ mph. As of right now it looks like our peak gust will be 37 mph. We will see our peak winds and gusts between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.

A backdoor cold front will start to pass over the borderland tonight and will eventually meet up with an upper level low pressure system that will come from our west. This will spark off rain chances Thursday night into early next week.

As of right now, here is what our rain chances look like:

  • Tonight: A 10% chance of showers
  • Thursday night: A 30% chance of showers 
  • Friday: A 50% chance of showers
  • Friday night: A 50% chance of showers; some isolated thunderstorms
  • Saturday: A 30% chance of showers
  • Saturday night: A 20% chance of showers
  • Sunday: A 40% chance of showers; some isolated thunderstorms
  • Sunday night: A 50% chance of showers; some isolated thunderstorms
  • Monday: A 30% chance of showers; some isolated thunderstorms

Another change coming our way is cooler temperatures. This backdoor cold front will be strong enough to lower forecast highs into the 60s by Friday.

If we do reach our forecast high of 63° on Friday, we could set a record of lowest maximum temperature.

We will be in the 70s throughout the weekend and into early next week. 

Mother’s Day looks to be stormy with a 40% chance of showers during the day. The forecast high is 77° and forecast low is 55°. Winds will come from the southeast only reaching about 6 mph.

We should see more seasonal temperatures in the mid 80s by Wednesday of next week.

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