EAST TEXAS (KLTV) - Good Monday morning, East Texas! A cool start with temperatures dropping into the 40s this morning. Clouds will increase through midday and most of the afternoon will be a mix of clouds and sun with light northerly winds. Temperatures today will reach the mid to upper 60s by afternoon. More sunshine is on the way for the middle of the week. Mostly sunny Tuesday right through Thursday afternoon. Temperatures will stay cool in the mornings but the afternoon high temperatures will be warming quickly. Near 70 degrees Tuesday afternoon and back in the lower 80s by Thursday afternoon. Winds pick up Wednesday and Thursday becoming breezy out of the south and more thunderstorms are on the way for Friday afternoon. Another strong cold front will move through East Texas and some storms could become strong to severe. Friday will be our next First Alert Weather Day. Rain will end late Friday night and though the weekend looks sunny, it will be windy and cool.