“There will be a mild cold front pushing in from the northeast later this week,” Meteorologist Allison Prater from the National Weather Service-Fort Worth said Sunday. “The Killeen area could see some showers and possibly a thunderstorm or two by Thursday.” According to NWS, a 30% chance of …
Hot and dry conditions are likely to continue for this week. According to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service, temperatures could creep back into the low 100s. For much of the week, temperatures should stay in the upper 90s.
Despite the Killeen area receiving just over a quarter of an inch of rain Wednesday, National Weather Service meteorologist Sarah Barnes said Thursday that its effect is probably “negligible.”
It had been 42 days since Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport recorded measurable rain. That dry spell broke Wednesday when the airport recorded measurable rainfall, the National Weather Service in Fort Worth reported on Twitter.
Copperas Cove Mayor Dan Yancey announced voluntary water restrictions at the behest of the area’s water supplier, effective immediately Monday, as severe drought conditions continue.