Critical fire weather conditions will develop today over western parts of the area. West to northwest winds will be between 20 and 25 mph with gusts around 30 mph as relative humidity values fall between 10 and 20 percent. A red flag warning is in effect from 11am to 6 pm CDT.
Clearing skies and breezy conditions can be expected today. Winds will become west to northwest through the afternoon as a dryline moves east across South Texas and ushers in very dry conditions. This will lead to very warm to hot temperatures this afternoon.
Clear and cooler tonight with lows in the mid 50s to mid 60s. A cold front will move across South Texas this evening leading to a weak to moderate northerly wind. This will be short-lived as winds quickly begin to veer to the northeast overnight. into early Thursday morning.
Hot conditions will return for Friday and Saturday. Another cold front will move through the area Saturday night into Sunday morning, bringing a chance of showers and thunderstorms to the area. Cooler and drier air will arrive on Sunday followed by a warming trend early next week.