While there is a chance for a few showers and thunderstorms this weekend, the highest risk for impacts on outdoor activities will be Saturday morning, into the early afternoon. Computer models indicate mostly dry weather after the first half of the day Saturday, though an isolated shower or thunderstorms could pop up again late Saturday afternoon or early in the evening.
Here are some specific event forecasts:
March of Dimes March for Babies: Rain showers possible, but much of the event may be dry. Temps: 60s, to low 70s
Earth Day: A shower or thunderstorm will be possible around noon to 1 p.m., but the weather should be mostly dry for most of the afternoon activities, with temperatures warming to the 70s. Winds may be gusty from the west at 10-20 mph, with some gusts to 30 mph.
Texas Baseball and Football: Winds will become gusty Saturday afternoon, but mostly dry weather is forecast for both the UT baseball game, with temperatures in the 70s. While there is a low chance of an isolated shower or thunderstorms Saturday evening for the UT spring game, the odds are very low. Winds will become northwesterly, with temperatures becoming cool by sunset, dropping to the upper 50s.
MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix at COTA: Overall the weather will be great for this event after a brief chance of showers or isolated thunderstorms Saturday morning. Mostly dry weather is expected during the remainder of the weekend. Sunday will be beautiful. Temperatures will reach the 70s Saturday, with gusty south winds in the afternoon, then it will get a little chilly Saturday evening as temperatures fall into the 50s and winds become northerly. Sunday will be sunny, with highs in the low 70s.