NBC 5 Forecast: Near Record Cold Tonight

This morning was the coldest morning of the winter season. The official low temperature at DFW Airport was 21°. Not quite down to the record low, but we did manage to set a new record cold maximum temperature this afternoon with a bitterly cold high of only 31°.We will drop back down to near-record cold temperatures again tonight. The record low for Tuesday morning is 20° set back in 1989. Under a mostly clear sky and with a lighter wind, we will have those ideal conditions to see the temperature drop very close to that record low.Sunshine returns for Tuesday and daytime temperatures will gradually moderate through the middle part of the upcoming week. By Thursday, spring will finally return to the area with highs in the 60s. 70s are on tap for the end of the week and first half of the weekend. There will also be a decent chance to see some showers and storms on Saturday. TONIGHT: Mostly clear and with near-record lows. Low: 20. Wind: N 5-10 mph. TUESDAY: Mostly sunny but cold. High: 45. Wind: N 5-10 mph. WEDNESDAY: Cold morning, then mostly sunny and cool. Low: 26. High: 54. Wind: S 10-15 mph. THURSDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy, breezy, and warmer. Low: 44. High: 67. Wind: S 10-20 mph. FRIDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy, breezy, and mild. Low: 57. High: 74. Wind: S 10-20 mph. SATURDAY: A 60% chance for scattered showers and storms through noon. Becoming partly cloudy and breezy for the afternoon hours. Low: 60. High: 74. Wind: SW 10-20 mph. SUNDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy and a little cooler. Low: 46. High: 62. Wind: NE 5-10 mph. MONDAY: Mostly cloudy. Low: 48. High: 62. Wind: NE 5-10 mph. TUESDAY: Mostly cloudy and breezy with a chance for scattered t-storms. Low: 48. High: 65. Wind: SW 10-20 mph. WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy and mild. Low: 50. High: 68. Wind: N 5-10 mph. THURSDAY: Partly cloudy and mild. Low: 45. High: 65. Wind: N 5-10 mph.   Continue reading...

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