Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- After a warm start to the weekend, it will be much cooler on Sunday.

A dry cold front will passed through the Midlands early Saturday afternoon. Temperatures warmed into the middle 70s before dropping behind the front.

A freeze warning is in effect for Fairfield, Newberry and Saluda counties for Sunday morning.

It will continue to be breezy Sunday as the cold air pushes into the area. High temperatures on Sunday should remain in the middle to upper 50s with plenty of sun.

The cold air mass will settle over the region for the start of the week. Skies will be clear with chilly temperatures. The first widespread freeze is expected for Monday and Tuesday mornings. It will represent the end of the summer growing season.

Temperatures will be warming up for the middle of the week. Another cold front will pass through the Midlands late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning. An isolated shower may be possible, but most of the area will remain dry. It will be dry for Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday with pleasant weather conditions. The dry weather will last into the next weekend.