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Near freezing temperatures expected in Dallas-Fort Worth on Monday

Residents in the north Fort Worth area will need to plan on dressing in heavier clothing as a cold front sweeps into the area on Sunday evening, according to the National Weather Service.

Forecasters reported that a cold front from the north will pass through the region Sunday evening, leading to mostly clear skies, but temperatures will plummet.

"Compared to our first cold front of February that came in on Friday you will see a more noticiabe temperature change on Sunday evening," said Lamont Bain, a Meterologist with the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.

Temperatures will go from a high of 67 and get down to a low of about 31 by late Sunday night. Winds will also become more gusty Sunday evening blowing between 20-25 mph, but will calm down to about 5-10 mph overnight as we head into Monday.

"Also clouds will begin to increase over night and lows will fall into the upeer 20s," said Bain.

On Monday morning, low temperatures will be in the mid 20s across the north portioin of the Fort Worth with Denton County seeing temperatures starting off at about 28 and most of Tarrant County seeing temperatures starting at around 32 degrees.

Highs are expected to top out in the 40s on Monday with Tarrant and Dallas Counties reaching 51 degrees and Denton County topping out in the upper 40s to low 50s.

Bain added that we won't see much sun around the metroplex on Monday, with skies being forecasted to be mostly cloudy with 5-10 mph winds shifting from the north and blowing in out of the southeast.

Once the cold front blows through on Monday, temperatures will rise to closer to normal temperatures with highs on Tuesday expected to be in the mid 60s. But, don't shed too many layers, rain chances in the Dallas-Fort Worth area will increase on Tuesday as a upper level disturbance and another cold front move through the area bringing a 50-60% chance of rain for Tarrant, Dallas and Denton counties.

Those shower are expected to be isolated and with severe weather being unlikely.

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