First Weekend of August: Not So Bad

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(credit: KTVT/KTXA) Jeff Ray
Jeff joined CBS 11 and TXA 21 in December 2010. He came to North T...
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This morning produced some 60’s for lows again across north Texas. Nice cool start for early August! We’ll have highs today get into the low 90’s, a shade warmer than yesterday but not a temperature necessary (for these parts) that will chase you INTO the shade:

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We had a nice mild end to July and mild start to August. That’s over. The weather pattern is shifting to something that more looks and feels like August. High pressure building over the Mexico and the desert Southwest will slide into the Lone Star state:

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The daily highs will slide up along with it:

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It is less than 30 days until Labor Day. When you look at the last five years you quickly realize how this stretch of weather is usually the hottest time of the year for us. In fact, 45% of the time the daytime high is in the triple digit range. The average high over the last five years from today to Labor Day is a little over normal (98.4° vs. 97°):

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Here is the seven-day. It looks like you’ll be watering the lawn/garden this week:
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Join Ken Molestina and I for the latest in area news and weather today at 5:30p. See you then! -Jeff Ray

CBS 11 News meteorologist Jeff Ray prepares his weather forecast. (credit: Phil Stauskas/KTVT/KTXA)

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