TUESDAY: Expect partly sunny to variably cloudy skies for the day after Christmas - temperatures will stay below normal for this time of the year, mainly in the upper 40s and lower 50s. Clouds will slowly increase from southwes t to northeast through the latter half of the day. A few showers will be possible by the afternoon hours; mainly south of I-20. Better rain chances will move in overnight as lows drop into the 30s.
WEDNESDAY: Depending on the extent of moisture to the north and cold air, a brief period of wintry mix or freezing rain can't ruled out well north of the metro. Overall, a raw, chilly day with occasional rain amid cloudy skies. Temperatures will struggle to make moves into the lower 40s by the afternoon hours. Rain amounts will be generally light.
LATE WEEK: Another quick moving system may sling moisture back into the region for Thursday, keeping the option for showers in play before a clearing trend comes to round out the week. Expect highs on Thursday to stay in the 40s; making strides back into the 50s for Friday and Saturday with some sunshine also coming back. 2018 looks like it will be brought in upon a cold note; another blast of chilly air will come in at the start of the new year – with it, some moisture may be lingering around, keeping a possibility of wintry weather in play. This isn't set in stone, but it'll be something to monitor over the next few days.
WLBT/FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist
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