Friday's Weather: Partly to mostly cloudy. Scattered afternoon showers. Highs in the mid 80s

EAST TEXAS (KLTV) - We are waking up to mainly cloudy conditions across the area. Look for some of these morning clouds to begin to dissipate as we progress through your day.

The daytime heating/sunshine will help to combine with an incoming disturbance to spark off afternoon scattered showers and storms once again across the area. Highs should be held in check into the mid 80s, thanks to the cloud cover and rain chances. ?Tonight, we will see a mostly cloudy period, with a few showers possible early in the evening. Temps will fall into the lower 70s by morning.

Your Saturday forecast looks like a mix of clouds and sunshine, with some pop-up afternoon showers and storms possible. Highs will be slightly warmer into the upper 80s to near 90 with a bit more sunshine. Sunday will feature even more sunshine and even smaller rain chances. Look for a mix of clouds and sunshine with highs warming into the low 90s across the area. Just a few isolated showers and storms possible for your Sunday.

A high pressure ridge builds in from the west, starting on Monday. This feature will help to dry things out across the area, and heat things up. We will see mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies, with temps warming into the mid to upper 90s across the area for next week. Rain chances will remain on the slim side through much of next week.

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