FORECAST: Summer-like heat, humidity return Thursday, persist through ACL weekend


Thursday forecast for Austin: The summer swelter is back. High temperatures are expected to jump into the mid- to upper 80s this afternoon before reaching back into the 90s by Friday. 

While Thursday morning will begin with crisp, dry air, the humidity will return this afternoon. Nighttime temperatures will only drop down to 70 degrees, as they will Friday and Saturday night, forecasters say. 

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Another break from the heat should arrive as another cold front moves over Austin on Sunday, bringing a 30 percent chance of rain and storms during the Austin City Limits Music Festival’s last day. 

By Monday, high temperatures are expected to be back in the 70s. 

The extended forecast:

  • Thursday: High of 86 degrees with a low of only 70 degrees
  • Friday-Saturday: Highs around 90 degrees with a low of about 70.
  • Sunday: High around 85 with a 30 percent chance of storms during the day. Low of 60 degrees.
  • Monday: High of 75 degrees with a low in the 50s. 

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