Soggy weather remains in Central Texas to kick off the first week of March

The first week of March will see more rain in Central Texas.

The first week of March will see more rain in Central Texas.

March 1-7 will see more rain with some cooler temps.[/caption]
From Fox 7 Weather Chief Meteorologist Scott Fisher:

Scott FisherWhile February wrapped up on the soggy side, the first few hours of March look soggy as well.

Temps will be a bit cooler for the next few days, down from the 80s and into the 60s. Plus, it does look like wet weather will once again be here shortly. The timing stinks, but a few scattered showers are in the forecast as we head into the weekend.

Most of the area remains in a drought or is classified as “abnormally dry” so even some weekend rain would be welcomed.

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