The cloudy and cool start to the weekend in Dallas will soon be replaced by sunshine and milder temperatures.
In the wake of a cold front, temperatures Saturday morning in Dallas fell instead of rising as is typically the case after sunrise.
Temperatures dropped from an early morning high of 81 degrees into the 50s right before noon CDT and did not rebound as the afternoon progressed.
Gusty winds created even chillier AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures, while a shower further dampened the day.
A breeze will persist into Sunday, but the return of abundant sunshine will bring noticeable warming in the afternoon. A high of near 80 degrees is expected to close out the weekend.
Even warmer temperatures will follow from Monday through Wednesday as a ridge of high pressure builds overhead.
There were storms along the flight path, AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Dave Samuhel said.
While colder air will flow into the Northeast this week, the lack of snow will continue through the end of December and the start of 2015.
A storm and cold air forecast to develop at the end of 2014 and linger into the start of 2015 will deliver snow, rain and a frost or freeze to portions of California.
Rain, snow, and unseasonably cold conditions will impact much of the West through the upcoming week with the threat of slippery travel in parts of the Southwest by midweek.
A storm will continue to spread rain and disruptive snow farther to the east across eastern Europe Monday into Tuesday.
As the year comes to a close and people prepare to celebrate the start of 2015, many will be bundling up as cold weather stretches from coast to coast.
Swisshome, OR (1998)
9.90" of rain in a 30 hour period.
Buffalo, NY (2001)
An amazing 26.2" more snow buried the city, bringing the 5 day total (at the airport) to 81.5". The previous record for an entire month was 68.4" in December, 1985. In addition, a new record snow depth was established at 44". All unnecessary travel was banned, and a state of emergency was declared by the governor.
New England (1839)
Third of Triple snowstorms - 24" of snow in Hartford; Worcester pressure: 28.77"; Boston - whole gales swept coast - studied by Redfield & Espy.