Chilly weather, patchy frost to start the week


On a cool morning, Brayden Thomas, 17 , practices kicking at Santa Fe College on Sunday in Gainesville. Thomas is the starting kicker on the Columbia High School varsity football team, and said that he practices here almost every weekend.

Lee Ferinden/ Staff Photographer
Published: Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 7:25 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 7:25 p.m.

Partly cloudy skies will prevail early this week alongside chilly weather. Showers and higher temperatures are expected starting Tuesday and continuing until Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

Monday morning may be greeted with patches of frost. Temperatures are expected to range from 65 degrees to 39 degrees Monday night.

Tuesday will be partly sunny, with a high of 70 degrees expected. Tuesday night will bring a 30 percent chance of showers and a low of 50 degrees.

Temperatures will rise on Wednesday, reaching a high of 74. Lows will stay in the low 50s. Showers will continue through Friday with temperatures remaining constant.

“We don’t anticipate a washout to any stretch,” NWS meteorologist Zaaron Allen said Sunday night. Allen said showers are expected each day, from Tuesday to Friday.

Sunny skies and warm weather will re-emerge this weekend. Highs will rise to the mid 70s and lows will hang in the low 50s.

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