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Storm Team Tuesday evening forecast (01/15/2013)

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Posted at 2:54 PM, Jan 15, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-15 14:54:00-05

We’re going to experience one more day of above-average temperatures before winter air returns.  Tonight, lows will fall to the upper 50s to around 60° with patchy cloud cover and areas of fog forming around sunrise.  A light south wind will keep moisture and mildness in place, but limit excessive fog development.  The high-pressure system responsible for the recent warmth will further shift and weaken, yielding to a slow-moving cold front over the Deep South.  We’ll start to see more cloudiness, especially the western half of the viewing region, by Wednesday afternoon, and far-western areas have the best chance for approaching showers.  Overall coverage will peak at 30% west, while eastern sections will continue with a sun-and-cloud mix.  Highs will range from the lower 70s near the tri-state to near 80° in the southeast Big Bend.  Thursday, the front will be shoved into the region and winds become more northerly, capping temperatures in the 50s to around 60° all day with shower activity, then partial clearing and colder for the end of the week.