First day of fall could lead into the coolest temperatures in almost 5 months

Forecast

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Just in time for fall, it really feels like it today.

Fall officially arrives Wednesday afternoon at 2:21PM CDT… and in line with the calendar, we’ll kick off the new season with cooler temps and plenty of sunshine.

On the heels of Tuesday’s cold front, cooler and drier air will continue to sink in along breezy north/northeast winds (10-20 MPH). This dry air will allow relative humidity values to drop below 30% – very pleasant (especially for Central Texas!)

Although the drop in temps and humidity is welcomed, the one down side to the weather change will be the uptick in wildfire danger. Be sure to hold off on any outdoor burns or open flame activities.

Wednesday’s forecast fire danger

Tonight could be the coldest morning in almost 5 months! Not since April 25th have temperatures been down in the mid 50s and that’s what we’re forecasting tonight.

Thursday and Friday will look and feel very similar – sunny, dry and warm. Afternoon highs will climb a couple degrees each day, hovering near 90 degrees both days.

The upcoming weekend will feature a slight uptick in humidity and continued rain-free skies. Temperatures will hold near average (90 degrees) both Saturday and Sunday.

Next rain? Signs are pointing to an increasingly wet period early next week as we head into the final days of September.

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