And it continues gradually over the next 36 hours, with highs today and Saturday well above average.
Once we get through a very nice Saturday, a huge cold front comes through and sweeps all of that warm air out, leaving us quite literally in the cold.
Frigid temperatures prevail on Sunday and Monday, with at least a return to near-freezing temperatures by New Years Eve.
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