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Wednesday's Weather: Mostly sunny. Turning windy and COLD! Highs in the upper 30s. Windchills in the 20s all day

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Happy Wednesday, East Texas! A strong arctic front sweeps through the area Wednesday morning bringing some very cold air to to the area. Winds will be very gusty during the day Wednesday making it feel like its in the teens and 20s all day. Layers are strongly recommended with highs Wednesday in the upper 30s. Overnight lows by Thursday morning will drop down into the teens area wide.

Look for highs by Thursday to struggle to get above the freezing mark. Highs stay in the 30s to near 40s through the weekend.

An upper level disturbance moves towards the area in two pieces. The first wave arrives Friday bringing a chance of a light wintry mix of sleet and snow. The second arrives by Saturday afternoon bringing with it the potential for wintry precip. Depending on exact timing, and placement of features a wintry mix may develop across portions of East Texas. The main threat with the second wave looks to be more freezing rain, cold rain, or sleet. Needless to say, more details will be forthcoming in the coming days. Stay Tuned!

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