FORECAST: Scattered showers, 70s for Saturday; Rain clears for Sunday

March 23, 2019 - 9:40 am

AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Rain chances have diminished somewhat, although an isolated shower or thunderstorm could still dampen your Saturday.

Isolated showers and storms will be possible over the area, with otherwise cloudy conditions keeping highs in the lower 70s. Austin should see a high of 73 degrees, with southerly winds continuing.

Rain chances should dry up by Sunday, with another slim chance returning Monday; otherwise, much of the week will see partly cloudy skies with isolated storms returning Thursday.

Here's a look at the extended forecast:

TODAY...Cloudy with chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

TONIGHT...Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY...Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northeast 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.

WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy before midnight then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s.

FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

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