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Plunging Temperatures for Game Three of World Series

Colder air will be pouring into St. Louis on Saturday evening as the city hosts Game 3 of the World Series.

Temperatures will be around 55 degrees when the first pitch of Game 3, between the St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox, is thrown at 8:07 p.m. EDT.

A noticeable change in temperatures, however, will come before the game's last out.

Chilly air following the passage of a cold front will cause temperatures to drop to near 45 degrees by 11 p.m. EDT.

The front will pass dryly through St. Louis on Saturday with the dry weather persisting through Saturday evening.

What will be noticeable to those in St. Louis on Saturday will be a gusty breeze from the west to northwest at 10-20 mph.

Winds will be lighter for Game 3 underneath a mainly clear sky.

Following the game, temperatures early Sunday morning will plummet to near freezing in St. Louis with the coldest suburbs dropping into the upper 20s.

The weekend will end with plenty of sunshine, but temperatures will remain on the cool side with a high in the upper 50s expected for Sunday.

Highs in the middle 60s and morning lows in the middle 40s is more common in St. Louis this time of year.

Clear skies will prevail for Game 4 on Sunday evening as temperatures fall from the lower 50s into the upper 40s.

Milder temperatures for St. Louis are on tap for Monday and Game 5.

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