Monday forecast for Austin: Unseasonably high temperatures are expected to continue in Austin on Monday and through most of the work week.
According to the National Weather Service, forecasters are calling for a mostly cloudy morning to develop into a sunny afternoon with highs topping out around 93 degrees at Camp Mabry.
Weather service records show daytime highs reaching 94 degrees at Camp Mabry on Sunday, which tied the daily high temperature record, and 91 degrees on Saturday. Austin-Bergstrom International Airport also tied the daily high temperature record on Sunday at 92 degrees.
The stretch of above-normal temperatures will likely continue on Tuesday and Wednesday before a cold front arrives on Thursday and pushes temperatures down into the 70s.
The front is also expected to bring a 20 to 30 percent chance of showers to the area on Wednesday night into Thursday.
Overnight lows late in the week after the front will be in the 40s or 50s, according to the weather service.
Here’s a look at the forecast through the rest of the week:
- Tuesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then sunny with highs around 91 degrees.
- Wednesday: Mostly sunny with highs near 90. Chances for showers and thunderstorms will begin overnight.
- Thursday: Partly sunny with a high near 79 and a 20 percent chance for showers and thunderstorms.
- Friday: Sunny with a high near 77 degrees.