A strong cold front will move across our area on Friday bringing widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms. There is a marginal risk of strong to severe storms mainly along and east of U.S. highway 77. Well above normal temperatures early Friday, will abruptly turn colder with the frontal passage and remain below normal under fair skies for Saturday through Tuesday.
Friday: Cloudy. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. Temperature steady or slowly falling in the afternoon. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Friday Night: Much cooler. Cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Saturday: Cooler. Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Northeast winds 5 mph.
Sunday: Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.
Sunday Night And Christmas Day: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Temperature steady or slowly rising after midnight.
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s.
Tuesday Night Through Wednesday Night: Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 60s.