Mother’s Day forecast: Rain is in the forecast this Mother’s Day across Central Texas, according to the National Weather Service, with scattered showers and thunderstorms possible today and into this evening.
The good news is that the 40 percent chance of rainfall is expected to bring less than a quarter of an inch today, and cloudy skies should keep temperatures below seasonal norms, topping out around 81. The bad news is that rain and storm chances stay in the forecast through much of the week, the service says, and afternoon temperatures will rebound quickly this week with highs in the 90s possible.
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Rain chances should slip to 20 percent on Monday, with partly sunny skies and a high near 89 expected. Tuesday could be the hottest day of the week, with a high of 93 possible. Better rain chances pop up on Wednesday with a 40 percent chance for storms reappearing in the forecast, the service says.
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