EAST TEXAS (KLTV) - Good Wednesday morning, East Texas! It's a much cooler start with temperatures dropping into the 40s this morning. Mostly sunny and cooler today, especially with breezy north winds. Temperatures this afternoon will only reach the mid 60s. More sunshine to start the day tomorrow, but with increasing clouds and a slight chance for rain by afternoon. Temperatures are back in the lower 70s for Thursday. Mostly cloudy and breezy Friday with temperatures back in the upper 70s to near 80 degrees by afternoon. A likely chance for showers Friday, especially late Friday evening along a cold front. Thunderstorms are expected to develop along the cold front and some of the storms could become strong to severe so Friday will be another First Alert Weather Day. Temperatures behind the cold front on Saturday will drop back into the 60s with some sunshine returning for Sunday.