Weather daytime Low 80s evening Mid 60s overnight Near 50 morning Low 40s Your Forecast By Rich Segal03/11/2014 09:08 AM Warming Up, Cooling Down ... and Strong WindsThe area had a little rain last night until around 1:30 this morning:.11" Barton Creek @ 360.07" LCRA Redbud Center on Lake Austin Blvd. in west Austin.06" Lake Austin @ Cortana Shores.06" Mansfield Dam.05" Leander.04" Lake Austin @ Quinlan Park.03" Buda.03" JonestownSeveral measured .01" or .02".The day dawned under an overcast sky with light fog over northern and eastern Bastrop and eastern Caldwell Counties. Morning lows:Futurecast indicates a dry line and a cold front on the map this morning. The dry line will be in the area this afternoon giving us a southwest wind 10 to 15+ mph. The morning cloud cover will be clearing to a sunny afternoon with highs reaching the lower 80s. The dry line will move east of the area drying out the air so that when the cold front arrives late tonight, it arrives with no rain. The front will leave behind a very strong northwest to north wind with speeds as high as 15 to 30 mph along with higher gusts. A WIND ADVISORY will be in effect for all of the area from midnight through 5 p.m. Wednesday. Temperatures Wednesday morning will be in the 40s with highs in the afternoon warming to the lower to middle 60s. Surface high pressure will settle between Austin and Waco Thursday morning. That means a light wind that will combine with the dry air and a clear sky to send temperatures dropping to the middle to upper 30s.Thursday afternoon will be mostly sunny with highs from 64 to 68.Clouds arrive for the weekend. Friday's highs will be in the upper 60s to low 70s. Afternoon temperatures peak in the lower to middle 70s Saturday and Sunday with a very chance of rain on Sunday. Your extended forecast has bright and dry weather for much of next week.Enjoy the 80s.