Austin dips to freezing for first time since February

ABIA sets new record low of 24 degrees

November 14, 2018 - 7:21 am
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AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin's first freeze of the season is officially here.

The National Weather Service reporting station at Camp Mabry dropped to 32 degrees early Wednesday morning, marking the first brush with freezing temperatures since February 12.

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, on the other hand, dropped to 24 degrees just before 6 a.m. The previous record was 25 degrees, set back in 2014.

Temperatures will rebound Wednesday afternoon under sunny skies, with Austin reaching a forecast high of 54 degrees.

One more night of near or just-below freezing weather is forecast for the Austin metro Wednesday night, with temperatures expected to stay just above freezing in the city. A warming trend is expected under clear skies Thursday and Friday, with clouds returning Saturday ahead of another cold front Sunday.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds 5 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Southwest winds 5 mph.

Friday: Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Clear. Lows in the mid 40s.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs around 70.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

Sunday: Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s. Temperature steady or slowly falling in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.

Monday: Cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Monday Night: Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s.

Tuesday: Cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 60. Chance of rain 40 percent.

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