The coldest weather of the fall so far has settled in. Springfield recorded a morning low temperature of 28 degrees with an afternoon high of 42°. Temperatures are now running close to 20° below normal after highs around 80° this past Friday!

Starry skies and even colder temperatures are on tap tonight. A cold front will blow through the area Tuesday morning reinforcing our current cold snap and setting the stage for record lows Wednesday morning.

We’re expecting bone-chilling cold for trick-or-treaters. Temperatures will quickly tumble Tuesday evening into the upper 20s by 8pm. Winds will remain breezy, driving wind chills into the teens by 9pm.

Southwest winds return Wednesday and will lift temperatures to near 50 degrees. Skies will be sunny and winds will remain a little breezy.

A warming trend really gets underway Thursday with sunshine and southwest winds pushing temperatures up near 60° during the afternoon. The warming trend will continue into the weekend with temperatures a little above normal through the weekend. The next shot at widespread rain should swing through around Monday of next week.

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