* A Freezing Fog Advisory is in effect for Mitchell and Scurry County until noon today. Fog is reducing visibility to less than a few miles, and temperatures are around freezing which could create slick spots on elevated surfaces.
Warming trend starts today...
Temperatures are in the mid and lower 30s across the Big Country this morning with overcast skies and light winds. Fog has developed across areas of the western Big Country, combined with temperatures around freezing, may cause freezing fog to occur on elevated surfaces such as bridges, so use extreme caution on the roadways.
Cloud cover will decrease through the day from north to south as temperatures warm into the mid and upper 40s. The warmer temperatures in the northern Big Country where more sunshine will be. Winds will be out of the south only around 5 mph.
Overnight, temperatures will fall back into the mid and lower 30s under partly cloudy skies with light southerly winds around 5 to 10 mph.
Highs continue to warm the rest of the week, into the mid 50s on Tuesday and to around 70° Wednesday through Friday despite a very weak cold front early Thursday morning.
Another strong cold front for the weekend...
Friday night, a strong cold front will swing across the Big Country. A few scattered showers will be possible with this front during the overnight hours. However, the main story will be the much colder weather for the weekend.
Highs on Saturday and Sunday will only be in the mid and lower 40s with windy conditions on Saturday that will make it feel more like the 20s. By Sunday morning, low temperatures will fall into the mid 20s across the Big Country.
- Meteorologist Grant Tosterud
Average High: 57°
Average Low: 33°
Sunrise: 7:41 a.m.
Sunset: 5:55 p.m.
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