Cold Night & But Warmer Holiday Temperatures

A cold air mass is in place for now allowing temperatures to plummet overnight, but dry air and the return of a southerly flow will allow temperatures to climb for Thanksgiving Day.

TONIGHT: Clear WIND: N 5 LOW: 31

TUESDAY: Mostly Sunny WIND: W 5 HIGH: 56

TUESDAY NIGHT: Mostly Clear WIND: Calm LOW: 34

THIS WEEK: A northwest flow aloft is keeping cold dry air in place for now which will cause temperatures to plummet into the mid to upper 20 to near 30 across the Mid-South tonight. More sunshine and a westerly flow will make for a warmer day tomorrow. We can expect more sunshine and temperatures in the lower 60s for Thanksgiving Day. Clouds will increase Thursday night with lows falling into the lower 40s. Friday will begin with a cloudy sky but shower will develop during the afternoon and continue into the evening and overnight. Highs will be in the mid 50s with lows in the upper 40s.

THE WEEKEND: Saturday will be partly cloudy and mild with highs in the lower 60s and lows near 50. Sunday will be partly to mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain late in the day and evening along with highs in the lower 60s and lows near 40.

NEXT WEEK: Monday will be partly cloudy and cold with highs only in the upper 40s and lows in the lower 30s. Tuesday will be mostly sunny with afternoon highs in the mid 40s and lows again in the lower 30s.

Ron Childers

Chief Meteorologist

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