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Sunshine returns to North Texas

Mostly sunny Sunday with temperatures in the upper 70s for North Texas, according to the National Weather Service in Fort Worth
Mostly sunny Sunday with temperatures in the upper 70s for North Texas, according to the National Weather Service in Fort Worth

Last week, some spring breakers needed umbrellas.

This week, chances are good that they’ll need air conditioners.

After a soggy week, forecasters are calling for mostly sunny skies with warm temperatures for the next few days. On Monday, forecasters are calling for an unseasonably high temperature of 86 in Fort Worth. Daytime temperatures in the mid-80s are also predicted for many other North Texas counties.

The high in Killeen could reach 88 degrees Monday, according to the National Weather Service.

“Temperatures are well above what we see for this time of year,” meteorologist Jennifer Dunn of the National Weather Service in Fort Worth said Sunday. “We should be in the upper 60s, but we’re seeing temperatures 15 to 20 degrees warmer.”

High temperatures are expected to go back down a bit Tuesday through Thursday, dropping to the 70s.

Morning temperatures for the week will be in the mid-50s Monday through Wednesday, and dip down to the upper 40s in the latter part of the week.

And just in time for the Palm Sunday weekend, rain chances return to the forecast on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The forecast calls for a 20 percent of rain on Thursday night and 30 percent on Friday night. Saturday rain chances are at 20 percent.

Domingo Ramirez Jr.: 817-390-7763, @mingoramirezjr

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