Here in central Texas, for example, after 2-3 days of high 80 to low 90 afternoon high's, we will be back into the 70s today. Along with brisk Northerly winds, it will certainly feel a lot more like fall than is has for the past few days!
Below is the latest surface map, taken shortly after 7:30 central time this morning:
If you are unsure as to how to decode the station plots, please see the graphic below:
As you can see, significantly cooler air is flowing southward across the Plains this morning. This airmass will keep temperatures much more fall-like across southcentral Texas today:
and again on Friday into Saturday:
Overnight lows tonight and Friday night will dip into the upper 30s across much of the region, for the first time this fall:
It certainly is nice to see the weather matching up with the calendar again!