Tracking a warmer Columbus Day afternoon

POSTED: 6:32 AM Oct 08 2012
ABILENE, Texas -

After a chilly morning, the sun will come out and we'll see temperatures warm into the upper 60s and low 70s areawide.

Tonight, the clear skies stay with us and temperatures will fall into the mid 50s with south winds between 10 and 15 mph.

The warm up continues into Tuesday with mostly clear skies and highs in the mid 80s.

We're tracking a cold front that will drop into the area before sunrise Wednesday. The front will stall across the area keeping slight rain chances in the forecast for Wednesday afternoon with highs in the mid 70s.

A warming trend begins again Thursday with highs in the low 80s. Rain chances and seasonable temperatures stay in the forecast through the weekend.