(KFVS) - Good morning, it is Wednesday, January 20.
It’s a chilly start to Wednesday, but it will warm-up quickly.
Wake-up temps are in the 20s and low 30s across the Heartland.
There could be a slight wind chill that will make it feel like the teens to low 20s at times this morning.
This afternoon will be mostly sunny with high temperatures slightly above average in the low-to-mid 40s.
Clouds will slowly start to increase late in the afternoon and evening.
Winds will also start to strengthen with gusts up to 20-25 mph.
Light rain is possible in the Bootheel, Kentucky, Tennessee and a few sprinkles in southern Illinois tonight.
No major impact is expected.
Lows overnight will be in the low 30s to low 40s.
Highs in the 50s will arrive on Thursday, but will be short lived.
Cooler air will push in from the north by Friday and into the weekend.
Heavy rain is possible late Sunday into Monday.
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- Joe Biden swears the oath of office at noon Wednesday to become the 46th president of the United States.
- Twelve U.S. National Guard members have been removed from securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration after vetting by the FBI.
- Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday explicitly placed blame on President Trump for the deadly riot at the Capitol, saying the mob was “fed lies” and that the president and others “provoked” those intent on overturning Democrat Joe Biden’s election.
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