By Chief Meteorologist Larry Mowry


Temperatures today warmed into the upper 70s with a few spots touching 80!  The record high for this date is 84 set in 2007.  The average high for this date is only 65 degrees.  We will see well above average temperatures tomorrow and then again on Thursday before a cold front gets here.


metro temp plot Cold Front for Thanksgiving in North Texas

That cold front will arrive Thursday night into Friday morning.  There will be a small chance of a few showers and even isolated thunderstorms Thursday night into Friday morning.  Coverage does not look terribly high.  But if you are shopping Thursday evening or early Friday morning take along the umbrella just in case.

wcbs thanksgiving high temp Cold Front for Thanksgiving in North Texas


Behind the front on Friday skies will clear, but a breezy north wind will arrive.  This will keep temperatures in the 60s all day Friday.  It will feel chilly though with a north wind blowing 10 to 20 mph.

blackfriday Cold Front for Thanksgiving in North Texas


Temperatures will be cooler this weekend than what we have seen so far this week, but overall it will be pleasant.  Saturday morning will see temperatures starting in the 30s!  And afternoon highs on Saturday will only be in the low 60s.  It gets a little warmer on Sunday with highs near 70 degrees and a south breeze.



TONIGHT:  Mostly clear, patchy fog early tomorrow morning.  Cool.  Low of 52.  Light winds.

TOMORROW:  Mostly sunny and warm!  High of 80.  S 5-10 mph

TOMORROW NIGHT:  Increasing clouds.  Low of 57.  S 5-15 mph

TURKEY TROT FORECAST:  Mostly cloudy, a little breezy temps in the 50s warming into the 60s.  S 5-15 mph

THURSDAY (THANKSGIVING):  Mostly cloudy, small rain chance late in the day.  Breezy and mild.  High of 76.  S 10-20 mph

THURSDAY NIGHT:  Mostly cloudy, a few showers and isolated thunderstorms.  Rain chance at 20%.  Low of 51.  S/N 10-25 mph

FRIDAY:  Clearing skies, breezy and cooler.  High of 67.  N 10-20 mph

FRIDAY NIGHT:  Clear and cold.  Low of 38.  N 5-10 mph

SATURDAY:  Sunny and cool.  High of 62.  E 5-10 mph

SATURDAY NIGHT:  Partly cloudy and chilly.  Low of 42.  SE 5-10 mph

SUNDAY:  Mostly sunny, breezy and warmer.  High of 70.  S 15-25 mph

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