The summertime high pressure ridge aloft will hold its grip on weather across the Southern Plains this week. That means more hot and dry conditions for East Texas. The only chance of rain mentioned in the forecast is a 20 percent chance today. High temperatures will reach the upper 90s and low 100s through the weekend. Winds will be south to southeast and trending downward from 10 to 15 mph today to about 5 mph at midweek.