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Weekend Weather: Get Out and Enjoy the Spring

One of the wonderful benefits of spring in Houston is how green everything gets and how quickly it got that way. Within weeks, trees devoid of leaves are covered again, flowers bloom and everything seems to be growing at breakneck speed. The down side of course: the pollen. For the past few weeks, yellow rings left on neighborhood streets marked where water had left thick deposits of the stuff that makes us all feel like we have a perpetual sinus infection.

Fortunately, most of that is behind us as we push into the heart of spring time in Houston and this weekend will bring a wealth of beautiful weather to enjoy.

Both Friday and Saturday will start in the mid 60s and warm up to near 80 degrees under partly cloudy skies. If you were bummed you lost last weekend to Seattle-like weather, you won't have to fret about it this weekend. Though a bit on the humid side, conditions should be absolutely ideal for getting outside.

By Sunday a few clouds will start to move in ahead of a front that should push through the area Monday morning. We might even see a shower or two late Sunday afternoon and into the overnight hours. But temperatures will be mild and most of the day should be downright pleasant.

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A Look Ahead

Looking into next week, we are expecting an unseasonably chilly cold front on Monday. It could drop overnight lows early in the week into the mid 40s. What the hell is this, February? Afternoon highs through midweek will remain in the lower 70s in what is likely to be our last serious dose of "cold" air for the season.

Weekend Weather Grade: B+ Attire: Shorts, t-shirts and flip flops. Recommended Activity: Anything outside that isn't in the water (a little too chilly for that yet).

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