Dallas-Fort Worth Braces for Weather Whiplash, Sunny Spells, Wind Gusts, and Possible Thunderstorms Ahead

Dallas-Fort Worth Braces for Weather Whiplash, Sunny Spells, Wind Gusts, and Possible Thunderstorms AheadSource: Google Street View
Sofia Vasquez
Published on December 08, 2023

The National Weather Service projects a sunny afternoon with a high of about 77 degrees and blustery south-southwest winds reaching speeds up to 26 mph today. As night falls, residents should expect partly cloudy skies, the temperature dipping to around 52, and a shift in the wind from southwest to north, stirring up gusts as high as 22 mph.

Saturday's forecast anticipates a pleasant sunny day with a high of 64 degrees; however, the morning could bring showers and storms to the east at a 10% probability. The breeze will persist, hailing from the north at 15 to 25 mph. By Saturday night, the skies should remain mostly clear as the mercury plunges to a chilly 36 degrees, as per WFAA.

Sunday maintains the streak of sunny weather, with a high near 54 degrees and northwest winds between 6 and 10 mph. With the onset of the week, locals can look forward to clear nights and the continuance of fair skies, boasting daytime temperatures climbing back into the low 60s, according to the National Weather Service.

Amid these mild conditions, The National Weather Service's Hazardous Weather Outlook warns of an elevated fire threat this afternoon west of Highway 281. Additionally, there's a slight chance of thunderstorms tonight northeast of a line from Bonham to Emory, with severe weather not expected to be a concern. As for the upcoming week, the only mention of possible thunderstorms is on Saturday east of Palestine to Hearne, where they could manifest with gusty winds and small hail.