The coldest air of the holiday weekend moved into the area overnight, bringing temperatures into the 30s for most of the Bay area on Thanksgiving.
Temperatures Thursday morning were about 25 degrees colder than Wednesday morning across the region.
Temperatures overnight dipped to 26 degrees in Homosassa while Tampa was 38 degrees. St. Petersburg saw a 44-degree reading. The northeast winds made it feel even colder.
According to Bay News 9 Meteorologist Brian McClure, temperatures will not be as cold Friday morning, but they will still be cool.
"For Citrus and Hernando County we expect lows in the upper 30s to low 40s. Pasco-mid 40s. Polk-upper 40s to near 50. Manatee- upper40s to low 50s. Pinellas-low 50s. Hillsobourgh- upper 40s to near 50," McClure said.
The warming trend will continue this weekend.
"The temperatures will not stay cool long as we expect a quick warm up. Highs will get back into the low 70s Friday afternoon," McClure said.
Low Thanksgiving morning temperatures from around the Bay area:
32 Crystal River
36 New Port Richey
36 MacDill AFB
37 Plant City
38 Winter Haven
44 St. Petersburg