Dallas-area residents will continue to dodge raindrops and thunderstorms into Monday, but a midweek warmup is on the way.
The thunderstorms are possible Monday afternoon and could disrupt any outdoor activities. If outdoors, people should be on the alert for approaching dark clouds and listen for thunder in the distance.
After a struggle to get out the 50s over the weekend, it will turn warmer on Monday with a high about 67 degrees F, a few degrees below normal for this time of year in Dallas.
Sunshine and breezy conditions will follow Tuesday through Thursday with highs starting in the low 70s on Tuesday.
Highs will climb into the low 80s by Wednesday, which would be about 10 degrees F above normal.
It will turn a bit cooler on Thursday but it will stay in the upper 70s.
As millions prepare to celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 8, rain and severe storms threaten to disrupt outdoor activities and travel plans.
While a brief break in the wet weather is coming early next week, rounds of rain will resume later next week and cause difficulties for outdoor plans and agriculture through much of May.
As a strong El Niño fades, the weather across the country will slowly change. In much of the eastern United States, a hot summer is in store.
A system with rain and thunderstorms will bring both good and bad news to the western United States later this week.
The threat of severe weather will return to the south-central United States this weekend.
Moscow, Russia (1987)
Excess pollen caused rain to turn green in some parts of the city.
Chesnee, SC (1989)
A 700-yard-wide tornado lifts a 1,000 pound bale of hay and carries it for five miles. Two people killed by the storm.
Fallon, NV (1995)
1.92" of rain (4th-5th)... about 40% of their normal annual rainfall.