In a little less than 24 hours, Saturday evening-late Sunday afternoon, temperatures decreased by about 30 degrees across North Central Texas. The quick decline is associated with an artic air mass, expected to continue to deliver dangerously cold weather across the nation.

National Weather Service reported Sunday afternoon the wintery blast would be felt as far south as Brownsville.

Low temperatures in the teens are expected to hit Somervell County after midnight and continue into Monday morning. The nighttime forecast includes winds of up to 15 miles per hour and single digit wind chill readings.

Parents are advised to bundle up their children as they head back to school Monday. While the afternoon is expected to be sunny, the local forecast includes an anticpated high temperature in the mid-30s.

Monday night temperatures include an expected low of 16 degrees and single-digit wind chill readings, followed by high temperatures in the mid-40s Tuesday afternoon.