Forecast Details for Houston, TX

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Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east after midnight.
Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

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Weather Topic: What are Altocumulus Clouds?

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Similar to cirrocumulus clouds, altocumulus clouds are characterized by cloud patches. They are distinguished by larger cloudlets than cirrocumulus clouds but are still smaller than stratocumulus clouds.

Altocumulus clouds most commonly form in middle altitudes (between 2 and 5 km) and may resemble, at times, the shape of a flying saucer. These uncommon formations, called altocumulus lenticularis, are created by uplift in the atmosphere and are most often seen in close proximity to mountains.

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Weather Topic: What are Cumulus Clouds?

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Cumulus clouds are fluffy and textured with rounded tops, and may have flat bottoms. The border of a cumulus cloud is clearly defined, and can have the appearance of cotton or cauliflower.

Cumulus clouds form at low altitudes (rarely above 2 km) but can grow very tall, becoming cumulus congestus and possibly the even taller cumulonimbus clouds. When cumulus clouds become taller, they have a greater chance of producing precipitation.

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