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Humidity, rain chances return to North Texas

Rain chances increase for North Texas midweek
Rain chances increase for North Texas midweek 03:01

NORTH TEXAS – Monday is expected to be hot and humid in North Texas, with temperatures reaching the low 90s but feeling even warmer due to tropical moisture.

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There are minimal rain chances Monday and Tuesday mainly in the east and southeast sides of North Texas.  

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CBS News Texas is watching a stronger sea breeze develop so there is a small chance some of those showers and isolated storms could move into parts of North Texas. These showers are tropical in nature so any that do develop could drop a large amount of rain.

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Most people in the area are going to see a mix of sun and clouds and near-average temperatures. However, the muggy meter tells the biggest story as humidity jumps up toward the middle of the week.

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CBS News Texas

In the Gulf of Mexico a broad area of low pressure has a 70% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone over the next seven days. If it does develop into a named system, it would be the first one in both the Atlantic and Pacific Basins. In the Atlantic Basin, the first named storm will be Alberto.

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The majority of the rain will fall in south and central Texas as this system is forecast to move west the next few days.  

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CBS News Texas

As the area of low pressure moves west, rain chances in North Texas increase for Wednesday and Wednesday night. As of Monday morning, there is a 30%-40% chance of some scattered showers and a few isolated storms. These showers and storms will continue the trend of heavy rainfall in some spots as they are filled with tropical moisture.

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Due to more cloud cover through Wednesday, temperatures will drop to highs in the mid-80s but it will feel quite muggy as dew points remain in the mid to low 70s. After rain chances for the midweek, the summer heat returns just in time for the summer solstice. Forecast highs this weekend are in the mid to upper 90s.

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