NBC5 Forecast: Brief Temperature Rise Before Arctic Air Arrives

From NBC5 meteorologist Brian James - The clouds will stick around tonight, but we will see at least some sun return to the sky by Friday afternoon. It won't help temperatures all that much as high struggle to reach 50°.A cold front will push through the region Saturday afternoon, but the main push of cold, Arctic air arrives Saturday night into Sunday. With temperatures falling from the mid 30s down to the upper 20s on Sunday, expect a transition from a few showers and areas of drizzle to freezing drizzle and a few snow flurries starting in the northwest, and continuing into the rest of North Texas as the day wears on. Although widespread travel impacts are not expected at this point, make sure to check back for updates to the forecast. What everyone WILL have to deal with is the cold air combined with a strong north wind. By Sunday afternoon, wind chill values will be down in the lower 20s ... and they'll drop even more as we prepare to ring in the New Year Sunday night. By then, wind chill values will be down in the teens. A cloudy sky expected as 2017 comes to an end.New Year's Day will feature a gradual decrease in clouds, but with a continuing cold north wind, it will stay below freezing all day long.Latest Video Forecast  Continue reading...

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