FORECAST: Warm and dry Friday; isolated storms return this weekend

March 22, 2019 - 8:13 am

AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Warmer, mostly dry conditions are on tap headed into the closing weekend of Spring Break in Austin.

Partly to mostly cloudy skies will prevail across the area, pushing highs into the upper 70s. Austin should see a high of 78 degrees Friday.

Isolated showers and storms move back in tomorrow, continuing through Monday. Temperatures will be slightly cooler on Saturday, before warming Sunday into Monday.

Here's a look at the extended forecast:

REST OF TODAY...Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT...Partly cloudy before midnight then becoming mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

SATURDAY...Cloudy with chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Lows around 60. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

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 with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s.

MONDAY...Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...Not as warm. Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.

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

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

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

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