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Cold front update: Houston's temps will drop into the 40s and 50s | Track the rain & view timeline

The KHOU 11 Weather Team is tracking showers as we head into the early afternoon — temperatures will soon start to drop.

HOUSTON — We started Wednesday in the 70s across the Houston area, but believe it or not a cold front is moving through that will drop our "feels-like" temperatures into the 30s by Thursday morning, says KHOU 11 Meteorologist Chita Craft.

RADAR MAP: Track showers in the Houston area, tap here

Expect light, scattered showers today around lunchtime through the afternoon as this front pushes through.

Here's a quick look at what you can expect.

Houston weather timeline

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON: We started warm and humid in the 70s. Expect big changes this afternoon with temperatures dropping to the 50s with wind gusts around 40 mph. A cold front that started moving into our NW communities around 9 a.m. will push offshore around 3 p.m. Around lunchtime, we will have the best chance for rain. These will not be big downpours, however.

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This afternoon, feels-like temps could be in the 40s with actual temps in the 50s. No rain is expected after 6 p.m. as the skies clear.

THURSDAY MORNING: The first day of April, but can you believe it we will have temperatures that feel like the 30s? Actual temps will be in the upper-40s to the low-50s across our area in the early-morning hours. No rain chance. Cool, clear and sunny — temps will stay in the 50s until almost lunchtime.

THURSDAY AFTERNOON/NIGHT: We will top out in the upper-60s and low-70s across the area, dry conditions continuing.

THIS WEEKEND: Temps will warm slightly but still stay in the 60s and 70s on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We'll see sunshine again Friday, but clouds and a slight rain chance return for the weekend. Overall it will be mild — not worth cancelling outdoor plans, but just be prepared for a shower or two just in case.