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Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 03/19/2012

PM Update: A shower or two possible; remaining warm

We pulled off another pretty fine day (especially for a Monday!), with a good deal of sun before some afternoon clouds. Highs have generally shot for the mid-70s most spots, which remains well above average for this time of year. There’s no real break in the warmth anytime soon, though we’ll continue to have to dodge clouds from time to time, and there’s a slight risk of showers into tomorrow.

Through Tonight: It’s mostly cloudy during the evening and overnight, and we can’t rule out a passing shower or t’shower, or two. However, they should be rather light and look to miss more places than they hit, so odds at any one location are no greater than 20-30%. Lows should range from near 50 to the mid-50s.

Tomorrow (Tuesday): It seems like every other day is cloudier, and tomorrow might follow that idea, though I think we’ll still see some afternoon sun at the least. There could also be a few showers here and there as well, particularly during the first half of the day. Highs should still range from near 70 to perhaps as high as the mid-70s with enough sun. A southeast wind blows around 5-10 mph.

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Southern Plains severe weather: A moderate risk for severe weather continues across parts of central and northeast Texas into southeast Oklahoma as a cold front advances into unusually mild air to the east. Tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds are all expected through the evening. To the north, parts of Oklahoma, including Oklahoma City, have been impacted by flooding rains today. And ahead of the storms, damaging wind gusts have also been reported.

Pollen update: Susan Kosisky of the U.S. Army Centralized Allergen Extract Lab writes, “Trees are in the HIGH range at 171.57 grains/cubic meter, grass pollen is LOW at 0.96 gr/cubic meter, plantain (early pollinating weed) is LOW at 0.64 grains/cubic meter and mold spores remain LOW at 1361.97 spores/cubic meter of air.”

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