The greater Killeen area can expect dry, hot temperatures to continue through Monday. But as the week progresses, rain creeps into the forecast, according to the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.

Meteorologist Jesse Moore said today and Monday will be similar to the past few days, with mostly sunny skies and temperatures in the upper 90s, near 100.

The possibility of rain begins Tuesday, with a 30 percent chance in the afternoon. The high is expected to be in the upper 90s with the low in the upper 70s.

Wednesday’s forecast is similar to Tuesday’s, with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms and highs in the upper 90s and lows in the upper 70s. A chance of showers lingers into Thursday and Friday, with a 20 percent chance of rain as temperatures drop a few degrees into the mid-90s. Lows both days will be in the mid-70s.

The dry, hot temperatures return Saturday, with mostly sunny skies and temperatures in the high 90s.

Contact Natalie Stewart at nstewart@kdhnews.com or 254-501-7555

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