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It will be much warmer today with high temperatures in the upper 70s with a few spots close to 80. It will be breezy at times with plenty of sunshine.

AFTERNOON: Mostly sunny and warmer. Winds: S 5-15. High: 78.
TONIGHT: Mostly clear and mild. Winds: SW 5-10 mph. Low: 54.

FRIDAY: A cold front will move through bringing clouds and some rain, mainly over west TN and north MS. Eastern Arkansas may not see very much. Temps will start in the 50s to low 60s early in the morning, then fall into the 40s by afternoon. It's going to be windy, cold, and maybe damp for Friday night football and for the Tigers home game, so prepare to bundle up.

THIS WEEKEND: It will be a very cold weekend with highs in the upper 40s to low 50s Saturday. Clouds may linger in west TN for part of the day. Widespread frost is likely on Sunday morning with temps in the mid 30s.

Meteorologist Spencer Denton has your full 7-day forecast here: http://www.wmcactionnews5.com/weather

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