Houston forecast: Cold start to Tuesday

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on March 18, 2013 at 10:41 PM

Updated Tuesday, Mar 19 at 6:15 AM

HOUSTON -- We had record high temperatures in the Houston area on Monday, said KHOU 11 News Chief Meteorologist David Paul. It reached 90 degrees at Bush, breaking the previous record of 89 degrees set back in 1907. At Hobby, it was 89 degrees. The previous record was 85 degrees set in 1977.

Cold air is coming into our area behind a cold front overnight. The northern counties will drop down into the low 50’s. From Midtown to the coast, it’ll be in the mid-to-upper 50’s into Tuesday morning.

After a cool start to the day, the temperature will reach the mid-70’s Tuesday afternoon. We’ll be 10 to 15 degrees cooler than we were on Monday.

Spring officially begins Wednesday at 6:02 a.m. The day will start off in the low 60’s and then temps will reach the mid-70’s by the afternoon.

Clouds will thicken Wednesday and Thursday. We also have a 20-percent rain chance on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

The weekend should be beautiful with temps in the 60’s and sunny skies.

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