Much colder to start to the weekend

A cold front moved across the area, not only bringing rain to the Mid-South but also moving in colder air that will linger to start the weekend.

Starting off Saturday we are looking at temperatures in the 30s region wide with cloudy skies and pockets of light rain and drizzle. During the day we are looking at mainly cloudy skies with northeast winds around 5 to 15 mph and afternoon highs only warming into the upper 40s to lower 50s. Tonight a system will push across the region, that will bring a small rain chance to the region, mainly tonight into Sunday morning. Lows tonight will dip into the 40s with east winds around 5 mph.

TODAY: Mostly cloudy. Winds: Northeast around 5 to 15 mph. High: 49.

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy. 20% chance for showers. Winds: East around 5 mph. Low: 42.

SUNDAY: Tomorrow is looking mainly cloudy but warmer weather will move into the region. We are back with highs in the upper 50s under mainly cloudy skies and overnight lows will drop into the middle 30s as we transition into Presidents’ Day on Monday.

THE WEEK AHEAD: Monday we are looking at mostly cloudy with very slight chance for rain and highs in the upper 40s with overnight lows in the upper 30s. Tuesday will be cloudy with rain and a few thunderstorms possible along with afternoon highs in the upper 40s and overnight lows in the upper 30s to lower 40s. Wednesday will be mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and highs near 50 degrees with overnight lows again near 40 degrees. Thursday we will see mostly cloudy skies along with a chance for a showers and high temperatures in the lower 50s and overnight lows in the lower 40s. Friday we will see mostly cloudy skies with a chance for a shower and afternoon highs in the middle 50s.

Nick Gunter

Meteorologist

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