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Weather Forecast for Dickens on The Strand
Prepared exclusively for
Friday, November 30, 2007

Issued by the Jamaica Beach Weather Observatory
5:40 AM CST Friday, November 30, 2007

Synopsis: Favorable and unseasonably warm weather will greet those attending this year's festival both today and Saturday. Rain chances will increase on Sunday as a storm system organizes in the central U.S. and a cold front moves into Southeast Texas, passing through the local area late Sunday evening. Onshore winds will be rather brisk throughout the weekend before shifting to strong northerly winds late Sunday evening and early Monday morning following the frontal passage.

Friday, Nov 30th

Locally dense fog on the mainland and patchy fog on the island lifting by mid-morning then becoming mostly sunny to partly cloudy and warm today with a high in the lower 70's. Patchy fog again tonight after midnight, otherwise mostly clear to partly cloudy with a low in the lower 60's. E to SE winds at 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday, Dec 1st

Patchy early morning fog on the island burning off by mid-morning. Partly cloudy and unseasonably warm in the afternoon. An isolated shower is possible but the probability is less than 20%. High in the mid to upper 70's. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers Saturday night and a low near 70. SE to S winds at 15 to 20 mph and gusty during the day decreasing to 10 to 15 mph at night.

Sunday, Dec 2nd

Partly cloudy and continued warm with a 30% chance of showers and a high in the mid to upper 70's. S to SW winds at 15 to 20 mph and gusty. Increasing cloudiness during late afternoon and evening with a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Winds shifting to N and increasing to 20 to 25 mph and gusty by late evening. Turning noticeably cooler overnight with a low in the lower to mid 50's by Monday morning.

The Jamaica Beach Weather Observatory wishes everyone attending this year's event a wonderful time and a happy holiday season!

Jim O'Donnel
Jamaica Beach Weather Observatory

Remembering Jim Guidry

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