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Date : May 20, 2024

Hot and humid leading up to strong cold front

Hot and humid leading up to strong cold front

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Drier air is allowing for refreshingly cool temperatures this morning with most of us walking out the door to 50s and 60s. Don’t get too comfortable though — humidity and warm temperatures makes a quick comeback through the day.

Southerly winds behind a warm front will bring back higher humidity levels today and tomorrow. Afternoon highs will have no trouble soaring past seasonal averages as Austin is expected to reach the lows each afternoon. This will set us up for a hot, muggy Austin City Limits Music Festival weekend two.

Hot and muggy for most ACL weekend two but a few showers may impact late performances on Sunday

While much of the coming weekend appears to be dry, rain and thunderstorm chances increase late Sunday and much cooler, wetter weather arrives on Monday.

Read the latest details on the significant change in the weather coming below:

The rain potential we have coming in late weekend into next week is needed more than ever. The latest drought update shows extreme drought has returned to Austin and most of Travis County.

Worsening drought conditions across Austin-Travis County

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Summer Heat

Meteorological summer ended on Aug. 31, as Camp Mabry recorded its second-hottest summer in recorded history. Austin-Bergstrom recorded its 7th-hottest summer on record.

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