Midnight Snapshot of Ft. Worth-Dallas, TX Weather and a Friday 10-15 Weather Review
Good morning North Texas. A simply delightful morning is on tap for the Ft. Worth-Dallas, TX area, with crystal clear skies, calm winds and temperatures near 60-64 F, area-wide at Midnight. Early Saturday morning temperatures will range from about 47 F outside the immediate Ft. Worth-Dallas area to near 54 F in the metro.
This will be a few degrees warmer than on Friday morning, when early morning temperatures set a record low of 40 F at the Waco Regional Airport, dropped to 46 F at he Arlington Regional Airport and a crisp, clear cool 50 F at the Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport. The Friday, 10-15-2010 weather review for the Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport featured Sunny skies, light southerly winds of 5-10 MPH with an afternoon high of 86 F. Friday averaged out to a normal 68 F just another in the “string of pearls” of perfect weather days for the North Texas area.
Outlook for Saturday 10-16-2010 features Flawless October Weather Conditions
The US current weather map is highlighted in the hyperlink, courtesy of Weather Underground shows a weak cool front in far Northeast Texas and a ridge of High pressure, centered in the North Central Gulf of Mexico. This guarantees another delightful day for North Texas, whether you are going to root for our Texas Rangers as the play the New York Yankees in the American League Championship Series or hit the State Fair of Texas in Dallas Fair Park on its final weekend in Texas, with high temperatures expected near 86 F by 3 PM, with a light southeast wind of 5-10 MPH. Saturday evening temperatures will slowly cool into the 70’s during the early evening slowly dropping to near 65-70 F by 11 PM, under another clear moonlit sky, with calm winds.
Weather outlook for Sunday 10-17 through Tuesday, 10-19-2010 features a change
As the weekend draws towards a close and a new work week begins, a change in the North Texas weather is in our future. After a start near 55-57 F on Sunday, another Sunny warm afternoon is on tap with temperatures once again approaching 86-87 F by mid-afternoon. Light south winds near 10 MPH will gradually increase the humidity and by late Monday-early Wednesday, another upper level impulse and cool front will move towards the Southern Plains, bringing increasing clouds along with scattered showers and thunderstorms. The Area Forecast Discussion, courtesy of the Ft. Worth-Dallas National Weather Service below points out the up coming change in our weather-
- ISSUED 311 PM CDT FRI OCT 15 2010/
- NORTH TEXAS REMAINS IN BETWEEN LARGE-SCALE EASTERN U.S. UPPER
- TROUGH AND BAJA UPPER LOW…AND AS THIS PATTERN ONLY SLOWLY
- CHANGES WE CAN EXPECT DRY WEATHER AND SEASONABLE TEMPERATURES THIS
- WEEKEND. BY EARLY NEXT WEEK…THE CURRENT EAST COAST UPPER TROUGH
- WILL MOVE EAST AND BE REPLACED BY ANOTHER AMPLIFYING TROUGH THAT
- WILL RESULT IN A FRONTAL PASSAGE ACROSS NORTH TEXAS ON TUESDAY. AT
- THIS TIME PRECIPITATION COVERAGE LOOKS TO BE SCATTERED IN NATURE
- TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT WITH SOME POTENTIAL FOR STRONG
- THUNDERSTORMS…DEPENDING ON THE DEGREE OF DESTABILIZATION THAT
- TAKES PLACE. IT APPEARS THAT ON THE ORDER OF 1000 J/KG OF CAPE
- SHOULD BE PRESENT ALONG WITH MODEST DEEP LAYER SHEAR OF 25 TO 30
- KNOTS…SUGGESTING SOME DEGREE OF STORM ORGANIZATION IS POSSIBLE.
- AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE THE MIDDLE TO LATTER PORTION OF THE UPCOMING
- WEEK SHOULD BE RATHER QUIET AS UPPER LEVEL RIDGING DEVELOPS OVER
- TEXAS BETWEEN YET ANOTHER BAJA CUTOFF LOW AND THE EAST COAST
- TROUGH. BY NEXT FRIDAY THE APPROACHING BAJA LOW AND STRENGTHENING
- RETURN FLOW RESULTS IN INCREASING PRECIPITATION CHANCES BEGINNING
- OVER WESTERN NORTH TEXAS AND PROGRESSING EAST.
After two weeks of perfect weather, rain and thunderstorms are on the horizon for North Texas. I will closely follow this as there is a small chance of strong to severe thunderstorms, Enjoy your Saturday everyone and I will update the North Texas Weather Scene on Sunday.