AUSTIN (KXAN) — South to southeast winds are quickly bringing Gulf moisture back to the area. Skies will become overcast with areas of fog and drizzle overnight, lingering into Tuesday morning.

Light rain/drizzle possible for the Tuesday morning commute

Clouds will clear during the afternoon. South to southwest winds will send afternoon temperatures surging to the upper 70s to a few between 80° and 82°.

This warming trend doesn’t last long. The next cold front arrives late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. It will arrive around midnight and will rapidly move to the south leaving a north wind.

Wind speeds will increase during the overnight hours with gusts reaching as high as 25 to 30+ mph between 6 and 10 a.m.

Strong north winds behind the next cold front

The front will come through dry so the area will have sunshine Wednesday afternoon to go along with the winter chill.

Thursday will be the coldest morning with most lows in the middle to upper 30s.

A little rain will be possible Friday with slightly higher rain chances in the weekend forecast. Most highs will be in the 70s Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

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