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Chilly weather on the way

Posted: 8:49 PM, Apr 07, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-07 21:49:35-04

The weekend started off with a sharp drop in temperatures as a cold front made its way through the Coastal Bend.

On Saturday, the front dropped temperatures dramatically towards the 50s for much of our area. Peak wind gusts were 32 mph but the wind is expected to taper off overnight.

A small craft advisory remains in effect until Sunday morning.

Saturday night, the forecast calls for an overnight low of around 50 degrees but some inland areas could see the mid 40s.

Conditions are expected to improve on Sunday, with a bit more sunshine and an afternoon high around 74 degrees. Winds are expected from the northeast at 5-10 mph.

Another Pacific front system will arrive in the overnight hours on Monday, bringing a chance of isolated showers as the front passes. Temperatures are expected to drop a bit for Tuesday and Wednesday.

Later in the workweek, breezy and warmer weather with daytime highs in the lower 80s are expected. A weak front is expected on Friday.