Houston should expect no respite from the crisp and cold weather this weekend with scattered rain, wind and chilly temperatures expected.
National Weather Service meteorologists are expecting isolated showers after midnight for late-night St. Patrick’s Day revelers. The probability of rain will be 20%. The expected minimum is around 44.
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Saturday morning could bring a 30% chance of scattered showers before 1pm. The high will hit 55. The wind is expected to be blowing 10 to 15 mph northeast with gusts up to 20 mph.
Temperatures Saturday night are expected to be around 44 again with mostly overcast skies and northerly winds in the 5 to 15 mph range.
Sunday is expected to remain mostly cloudy with a high near 56 and a northeasterly wind of 5 to 10 mph.
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Overnight, temperatures could drop to 38. Skies should remain mostly overcast with a northeasterly wind between 5 and 10 mph.
Later in the week
Monday should be partly sunny with a high near 55 followed by a mostly cloudy night and a low around 46.
Tuesday could bring slightly warmer weather with a high near 68 and mostly overcast skies. Forecasters expect temperatures to drop to around 64.
Wednesday looks mild. The maximum is expected to reach around 78 and the skies will remain mostly cloudy.