Chances are good that North Texans will need those summer shorts and sandals in the next few days.
Forecasters are calling for unseasonably warm temperatures until at least Wednesday. North Texans should be enjoying temperatures at 78 or 79 degrees during these October days, but the temperatures will be up in the upper 80s to lower 90s for several days.
The high for Sunday should be at 89 and it could reach 91 degrees on Monday. The record high for Oct. 17 is 95 degrees set in 1972, according to the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.
The highs on Tuesday and Wednesday also should in the upper 80s.
“It’s also going to be dry,” meteorologist Juan Hernandez said Sunday in a telephone interview. “But a cold front will be here Wednesday evening and that will bring cooler temperatures and some chances of rain.”
Tarrant County residents will have a 30 percent chance of showers or thunderstorsm on Wednesday night and 20 percent chance for Thursday morning.
The daytime high for Thursday will be 72 degrees, followed by a high temperature of 69 on Friday. Friday morning temperatures could be in the lower 50s
Next weekend, forecasters say it should be dry and temperatures in the mid-70s.