Keep the coats, hats and gloves handy - cold weather, cloudy skies and maybe even some snow flurries are moving in for the weekend, says Jennifer Schack, 6News meteorologist.
"Northwest winds will usher in some cooler air today," Schack said.
At 8:15 a.m., the temperature at Lawrence Municipal Airport was 29 degrees, the humidity was 78 percent and winds were from the northwest at 5 mph, making the windchill 24 degrees. The average low temperature for this date is 24 degrees. The record low was minus 6, set in 1899.
"It's going to be kind of breezy this afternoon," Schack said. Winds will be from the northwest at 12 to 18 mph, she said.
"We're heading up to 41 degrees today," Schack said. "Our temperatures are just below average."
The average high for this date is 44 degrees. The record high was 78 degrees, set in 1932.
"We do have some sunshine for the midday, then clouds thickening up in the afternoon," she said. "By tomorrow morning, there's a chance for a few flurries."
Saturday's morning low will be 20 degrees, with the high temperature climbing to 30 on Saturday afternoon, she said.
"It looks like a cold start to the weekend on Saturday," she said. "Windchills will be in the teens."
Skies will be mostly cloudy, with northwest winds 15 to 20 mph, gusting up to 25 mph, Schack said.
Sunday's skies will be mostly sunny, with the morning low dropping to 12 degrees, she said. Sunday's afternoon high will climb to 39 degrees, she said.