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Fall like temperatures are here for the first half of the week

Cooler temperatures are back in the forecast through Wednesday before we start to heat up closer to the weekend.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — That cold front brought some cooler temperatures across 5NEWS Country as those morning temperatures dipped into the 50s/40s this morning. Daytime temperatures will slowly start to drop through the first half of the week. Closer to the weekend we heat back up close to the 90s. 

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Rainfall is in need as we continue through this drought and its only going to get drier through the end of September. No rainfall is in the forecast for the next 7-10 days.  

TODAY 

- Highs in the 70s/80s

- Sunny skies

- Northerly winds 5 to 15 MPH

TONIGHT

- Clear skies

- Lows around 40s/50s

Credit: KFSM

DRIER, COMFORTABLE STRETCH

Northerly winds behind Sunday's cold front are ushering in a cooler and drier air mass. This more comfortable air mass will be sticking around through the workweek. The drier air equals lower humidity, but unfortunately it also means our dry spell will continue. Drought conditions will likely worsen.

Credit: KFSM
Credit: KFSM

COOLER TEMPERATURES

After that cold front  temperatures will dip into the 40s and 50s over the next few days. High pressure just to our north is clearing out all that cold coverage. Any heat that reaches the surface of the next few days will be able to escape the surface due to these clear nights.  

Credit: KFSM
Credit: KFSM

~ Stephen Elmore 

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