The heat is on across East Texas this Friday. Very similar weather is expected for Saturday, hot and sunny. Clouds will move in late Sunday but highs should reach the mid 90s again. Showers are likely to return on Monday as Tropical Storm Cristobal slides by. We will have the latest details and your full weather forecast right here!

TONIGHT:

Expect clear skies tonight, it will remain warm and muggy all night long.  Winds will be calm and morning lows will drop down into the mid 70s.

SATURDAY:

Mostly sunny skies continue for the start of your weekend. High temps will be a bit hot in the mid 90's with a heat index over 100° in the afternoon and evening. Winds will come out of the northeast behind that weak front.

SUNDAY - NEXT TUESDAY:

There is a chance for some tropical moisture to move into East Texas.  Heavy rain would be possible overnight Sunday and into early next week if the tropical system in the southern Gulf of Mexico stays on track to make landfall along the Louisiana coast.  

The heaviest rain will be here on Monday, 1-3 inches of rain will be possible in some eastern counties in East Texas.  We could see up to an inch in Tyler and Longview. 

WEDNESDAY:

By Wednesday mostly sunny skies return to East Texas with high temps in the low to mid 90's.

THURSDAY & FRIDAY:

Thursday and Friday will continue to be mostly sunny with high temps in the mid 90's. Thankfully since winds will be out of the northeast it will not feel muggy by the end of next week. 

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