Weather alert: South Florida cold front to bring low-50s by Friday night

12/19/2012 7:11 AM

12/20/2012 4:13 AM

As if right on cue, a cold front is moving in as Christmas nears.

Thursday night lows in South Florida will drop to the mid- to upper-60s. And then, by Friday night, say “ahh.”

Friday night lows are forecast to dip to near 50, according to the National Weather Service in Miami-Dade. The cool will be accompanied by a breeze with gusts as high as 24 mph.

Saturday night will remain chilly, in the mid-50s. Temperatures will gradually warm Sunday and Monday, Christmas Eve.

The Christmas Day forecast for Tuesday? Mostly sunny, with highs around 80.

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