Maybe Punxsutawney Phil got it right after all. Spring weather will bloom in Dallas-Fort Worth Thursday and Friday before storms with possibility of hail are coming and rain is falling over the weekend, according to forecasts from the National Weather Service office in Fort Worth.
“After a few dry days, the chances of rain will increase as the weekend approaches. Although it won’t rain all weekend, there will be a higher chance of rain on Saturday and Sunday,” the forecast says. “A few strong storms are possible Friday night and Saturday, and rain amounts will average about an inch or less. A cold front will move in Saturday evening with cooler and windier conditions Sunday.
Early next week, temperatures will cool significantly and lows across the region will dip back into the 30s.
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In the meantime, expect breezy weather on Wednesday as a light southwest wind picks up in the afternoon. Then a slight risk of rain during the night of Wednesday and Thursday. Sunny skies and southwest winds will warm things up Thursday, with highs in the 70s.
Speaking of spring, it will be here before we know it, whether you believe it or not. round marmot from Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.
THE The spring equinox begins on Tuesday March 19which marks the astronomical start of the spring season in the northern hemisphere, according to the Old Farmer’s Almanac.