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Forecast: Rain/Storms Come To An End; Cooler Temperatures Pour In

The sky will rapidly clear this afternoon, turning cooler and windy for rest of week.

HOUSTON — All warnings have expried across southeast Texas in regard to our very active cold front that moved in earlier this morning. Rain that is lingering in our far eastern zones will taper within the next hour or so. Rapid clearing is expected through the remainder of the afternoon as the cooler, drier air mass floods in. Temperatures already, mostly thanks to the heavy rain have dipped into the 60s but with sunshine emerging we should bounce back into the lower to middle 70s.

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Astros Game 2 tonight, ahead of it, Streetfest. You may way to pack a light jacket as conditions will be clear and cool as well as breezy later today. 

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Thursday will be a sunny, beautiful day. Highs in the middle 70s, extrememly comfortable humidity values BUT it will be VERY windy! You'll need to secure those Halloween decorations as gusts are forecast to get as high as 40mph during the afternoon hours. 

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The breezy conditions persist into Friday although not as strong. Expect sunny skies, comfortable temperatures and the humidity to remain low. Great weather spills right over into the weekend. Mainly clear skies, afternoon highs in the 70s with lows in the 40s into Halloween. Trick-or-treating won't be influenced by any unsettled weather, temperatures in the 60s and clear by dusk Sunday evening.

Here's a look at the destruction frfrom some of the severe storms this morning:

KHOU 11's Brittany Ford is also at the scene gathering more details.

As of 11 a.m., CenterPoint Energy reporting 24,931 customers are without power. 

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A water spout was spotted northeast of Bayou Vista this morning.

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Tropics update

Since Aug. 2, we have had zero tropical activity.  There is a spot in the Atlantic we're watching off the Northeast coast that has a 50% chance of development in the next 2-5 days.  Even if something does form, it'll be short lived and moving out into the North Atlantic Ocean.

Houston 7-day forecast

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