Yesterday's balmy temperatures were a one-off; today is expected to be just 15 degrees and cloudy.
However it may have been a restless sleep for residents, with temperatures overnight hovering around 18 degrees at 3am and 12 degrees at 6am - usually the coldest part of the day.
Winds will gust up to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.
Victoria Police is in the process of executing more than 50 warrants across the state at outlaw motorcycle gang clubhouses and private homes.
It is not believed the Ballarat clubhouses of the Bandidos or Vikings are included in the raids, but police have yet to confirm.
The warrants are part of work being done by Echo Taskforce around recent bikie-related incidents.
Police have still not yet made an arrest in relation to the recent melting of a playground in Mount Pleasant.
Three offenders are being sought for torching plastic play equipment in Kenworthy Place on Sunday night.
Ballarat City Fire Brigade attended to a smoke alarm at a home in Ballarat overnight.
Crews responded within minutes but it turned out the alarm's battery was going flat and no fire was detected.
No other call outs were recorded.
Despite yesterday's reasonably strong wind, SES crews have not reported any significant call outs overnight.
There is an expo in Rokewood today, showcasing the work of the SES, CFA and other emergency services. The expo is on from 9am to 3pm.
As a special feature in today's breakfast report, we wrap-up what happened at last night (and this morning's) marathon council meeting regarding Civic Hall.
Cr Coates' motion to rescind the demolition resolution was defeated 6-3 - the same vote which determined the hall's fate last month.
Our reporter Rachel Afflick was in the trenches until 2am to bring you the latest: here.
Coaches will again replace trains today as regional rail link track works continue.
These will continue until Saturday.