MLK Day forecast: Cold early, sunny skies and a high in mid 50s this afternoon

National Weather Service
National Weather Service

Martin Luther King Day forecast: Austin should see sunny skies with temperatures this afternoon in the mid 50s, according to the National Weather Service.

If you’re up and about early, temperatures will still in the upper 30s for much of the area, the service said. Camp Mabry saw a low of 36 around 5 a.m. Monday, the service said.

Today’s MLK Community March starts this morning at 9 at the MLK statue on the University of Texas campus (and you’ll probably want to take a coat). Click here for more details.

Austin has a full slate of tributes to Dr. King: Martin Luther King Jr. Day events

Michael Barnes has a fascinating look at the fight over the naming of Austin’s 19th Street to honor King: The fight over Austin’s MLK Jr. Boulevard

And from the Statesman’s Editorial Board: 48 years later, King’s words still speak to us

The rest of the week should see sunny to partly sunny skies with highs near 70 Tuesday through Thursday before dipping down into the 50s again, according to the service. Overnight lows won’t fall below the mid 50s by Thursday, the service said.

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