From record cold to highs in the 80s in 2 days. Why does that happen?

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BRIDGEPORT, W. Va. (WDTV) - High pressure led to clear skies with calm winds Sunday night. The chilly air during the day got even colder at night due to the dry air and other sky conditions. Temperatures fell off into the lower 30s in the lowlands and into the 20s in some valleys. A record low was set in Parkersburg and we were close to record in Clarksburg, Elkins, and Morgantown.

High pressure will bring sunshine Tuesday and Wednesday. As this area of high pressure moves east, the clockwise wind flow around it will pull warmer air up from the south. This will give highs in the lower 80s Wednesday and Thursday.