The American Red Cross has setup a staging area in Longview as they wait to see where Tropical Storm Isaac makes landfall.
Clouds are expected to clear this week to make way for sunshine.
Triple digit temperatures could be a thing of the past, for now.
With highs expected in the triple-digits all this week, memories reemerge of the 40 consecutive days of 100 degree temperatures last summer.
Northeast Texans are catching another glimpse this week of what became routine last year, triple digit streaks.
It may be sunny now, but the National Weather Service is forecasting storms Thursday evening for Northeast Texas.
The rain chances are gone for the majority of the week, with the Sun shining down and creating hot temperatures.
While it isn’t a repeat of last year - one of the worst Texas has ever seen - drought conditions are abundant in 2012. But it’s the nation as a whole who is experiencing its worst drought in decades.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture last week declared over 1,000 counties in 26 states disaster areas because of drought.
Spotty showers and thunderstorms have given us a fresh drink of water for the time being, but the rain should go away for a little while.