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Friday, January 31, 2014

40s This Weekend. Cooler, Active Next Week.

Other than a brief shower or flurry, this weekend will be mainly dry and milder! The weather pattern will turn more active starting next week.  While we’re leaving the forecast dry on Monday, we need to watch storm development to our south.  If the storm moves closer, we could get brushed with some light snow. Tuesday night into Wednesday looks like a mixed bag with accumulating snow to start then a wintry mix changing to rain. The exact track will determine precipitation type and accumulations. There has been a lot of hype surrounding this storm. An amateur meteorologist labeled it the storm of the century with 40”+ of snow.  That’s just ridiculous.  Are we looking at the same storm here? Don’t buy into the hype!

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Low: 20s.

Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy. Chance for a flurry or a sprinkle. But most towns will stay dry. Mild. High temperatures in the lower 40s.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, warm. High temperature in the middle to upper 40s. Chance for a shower in spots.

Monday: Colder despite plenty of sunshine. High temperatures in the lower 30s. Watching a storm to the south. If it moves north we could get brushed with light snow.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, increasing clouds late in the day and at night. High temperatures in the middle 30s. Snow developing at night.

Wednesday: Overnight snow changing to a wintry mix and then rain. High temperatures in the middle to upper 30s.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

40s By This Weekend

A weak front will move across New England Friday bringing mostly cloudy skies and temps in the mid to upper 30s.  Even milder air arrives over the weekend.  A warm front could touch off a rain or snow showers in spots during the morning on Saturday. But the rest of the day looks dry with high temperatures approaching the 40 degree mark.  Sunday is even milder with temperatures in the 40s statewide and a brief shower.  The groundhog is going to be confused. Cooler air arrives Monday with temperatures diving back into the 30s.
Tonight: Increasing clouds. Low: 15-20.

Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy. High temperatures in the middle to upper 30s. Southwest wind at 5 to 15 miles an hour.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Milder. High temperatures around 40 degrees. Chance for a light rain/snow shower. Most of the day looks dry.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, milder. High temperature in the middle 40s. Chance for a shower in spots.

Monday: Colder despite plenty of sunshine. High temperatures in the lower 30s.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, increasing clouds late in the day and at night. High temperatures in the middle 30s.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Movin' On Up!

Temperature trend looking forward
Temperatures will continue to slowly climb over the coming days as the infamous polar vortex retreats.  Thursday is bright and sunny.  A few small disturbances will bring the chance for a rain or snow shower at times Friday into the weekend.  But this is all of the nuisance variety, and mainly light!  The warming trend will peak this weekend with high temperatures around 40 degrees both Saturday and Super Bowl Sunday.  Cooler air, 30s, will return heading into early next week.

Tonight: Clear, cool. 5-15.

Tomorrow: Bright sunshine. Not as cold as recent days. High temperatures around 30 degrees. Evening clouds.

Friday: Mostly cloudy, chance for a snow shower in spots. High temperatures in the middle to upper 30s.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Milder. High temperatures around 40 degrees. Chance for a light rain/snow shower. Most of the day looks dry.


Sunday: Early shower/mix. Otherwise,turning partly cloudy and mild. High temperature around 40 degrees.

Monday: Colder despite plenty of sunshine. High temperatures in the lower 30s.
I'm kind of a red head now!

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

We're Getting Off Easy!

Part of the same winter storm that wreaked havoc on the Deep South and Mid Atlantic states will graze Connecticut early Wednesday morning.  Light snow in parts of the state will end by before 8 am Wednesday.  The rest of the day looks better with clouds breaking for sunshine.  Temperatures will slowly moderate this week with highs in the 20s Wednesday, near 30 degrees by Thursday and upper 30s on Friday.  The warm up peaks just in time for the weekend with high temperatures around 40 degrees.

Tonight: Light snow developing after midnight. A coating of snow southeast of Hartford with higher amounts, up to an inch or two in New London County. Low: 5-15.

Tomorrow: Light snow in spots before 8 am. Becoming mostly sunny. Not quite as cold. High temperatures in the middle 20s.

Thursday: Bright sunshine. Not as cold as recent days. High temperatures around 30 degrees. Evening clouds.

Friday: Sun and clouds, chance for a snow shower in spots in the afternoon. High temperatures in the middle to upper 30s.

Saturday: Increasing clouds. Milder. High temperatures around 40 degrees. Chance for late shower/mix.

Sunday: Early shower/mix. Otherwise, mostly cloudy and mild. High temperature around 40 degrees.

Monday, January 27, 2014

Arctic Cold...It's Baaaaaaaaaack

Arctic cold returns Tuesday with wind chills below zero in the morning, climbing into the single digits by afternoon. Sun will mix in with some high clouds. A rare deep south winter storm will get uncomfortably close to Connecticut Tuesday night into early Wednesday. But it looks like the storm will stay out to sea leaving the state dry for several days.  Temperatures will slowly moderate this week.  Some rain or snow showers are possible Friday and again Saturday afternoon into early Sunday.

Tonight: Colder.  Low: 5-12. Wind chill -10 to 0.

Tomorrow: Sunshine mixing with high clouds. High temperatures in the 10s inland, near 20 for the shoreline. Wind chills in the single digits to below zero.

Wednesday: A close call! But a storm stays southeast of Connecticut. Mostly sunny. Not quite as cold. High temperatures in the middle 20s.

Thursday: Bright sunshine. Not as cold as recent days. High temperatures around 30 degrees. Evening clouds.

Friday: Mostly cloudy, chance for a light snow or rain shower. Milder! High temperatures in the middle 30s.

Saturday: Increasing clouds. Chance for a few rain/snow showers in the afternoon and evening. High temperatures in the upper 30s to around 40 degrees.

Friday, January 24, 2014

A Bit Of Snow & Gusty Winds Saturday

Saturday’s temperatures get a nice bump upward with highs flirting with the freezing point!  But the slightly milder air arrives along with the chance for snow!  Clouds will increase with snow showers, most of which will hold off until the afternoon and early evening.  A coating to two inches of snow is possible.  Sunday is dry with sunshine mixing with afternoon clouds.  Another batch of snow showers is possible Sunday night and again on Monday with little or no accumulation.

Tonight: Increasing clouds. The low temperature occurs around midnight with temperatures rising toward daybreak. Low: 9-15.

Tomorrow: Increasing clouds, snow developing, mainly in the afternoon. A coating to 2" possible. Not as cold. High temperatures in the lower to middle 30s.

Sunday: Morning sunshine mixing with clouds. Cooler. High temperatures in the upper 10s inland, near 20 degrees for the shoreline. Snow showers likely at night.

Monday: A few light snow showers possible. A mix of sun and clouds. High temperatures around the 30 degree mark.

Tuesday: Another arctic blast! Cold, despite plenty of sunshine. High temperatures in the middle 10s inland, upper 10s for the shoreline.

Wednesday: Another sunny but very cold day. High temperatures in the upper 10s inland, lower 20s for the shoreline.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Cold Continues

CT Makes Alaska Look Warm!
The chill continues Friday with high temperatures in the 10s. Saturday will not be as cold as recent days. High temperatures will approach 30 degrees. But don’t plan a trip to the beach just yet (sarcasm). Snow will develop by afternoon, overspreading the state through early evening. Roads could become slippery with a fresh coating of snow likely. Some towns could even get an inch or two.  Sunday is dry but cooler. Another minor disturbance will bring snow Sunday night into Monday morning.
Tonight: Partly cloudy to clear & cold. Low: 0-7.

Tomorrow: Cold despite plenty of sunshine. High temperatures in the middle to upper 10s.

Saturday: Increasing clouds, snow developing in the afternoon. A fresh coating to 2" possible. Not as cold. High temperatures around the 30 degree mark.

Sunday:  A mixture of sunshine and clouds, a bit cooler. High temperatures around 20 degrees. Snow showers likely at night.

Monday: Snow ending early in the morning. Becoming mostly sunny, not as cold. High temperatures in the upper 20s.

Tuesday: Another arctic blast! Cold, despite plenty of sunshine. High temperatures in the upper 10s to around 20.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Blizzard of 2013 One Year Later (Almost)

Through the eyes of your favorite meteorologists...

Really well done!  Thanks to photographer Ryan Bernat

Snow Is Out, COLD Remains

Harsh winter cold remains in place the next couple of days with high temperatures in the teens.  Saturday will turn slightly milder with a high around 30 degrees. But it won’t feel any less like winter.  Snow showers Saturday could drop a coating to an inch or two.  Sunday looks dry but cooler.  There is another chance for a light period of snow on Sunday night into Monday with little or no accumulation.  Overall, there is no big relief from the cold on the way anytime soon.

Tonight: COLD!  Lows: -7 to 5.

Tomorrow: Sunshine mixing with some clouds. High temperatures in the upper teens and lower 20s.

Friday: Cold despite plenty of sunshine. High temperatures in the upper teens and lower 20s.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with snow showers. A fresh coating possible. Not as cold. High temperatures around the 30 degree mark.

Sunday: Partly to mostly sunny, a bit cooler. High temperatures around 20 degrees.

Monday: Mostly sunny, not as cold. High temperatures in the upper 20s.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Shoreline Jackpot, Hills Catch A Break

Snow will come down at varying rates tonight. While I think snow will be heavy at times, there may be a lull in the action around or after midnight.

 4”-8” of snow is possible for most of the state.  With 2”-4” of snow north of I-84 and locally higher amounts in southwest Connecticut and areas that get caught in some heavier snow bands. There may end up being an incredible range of snowfall totals from north to south. Normally the northwest hills gets the most snow!  This time around it’s the opposite.

Snow will wind down around the morning commute Wednesday. But blowing and drifting snow will remain an issue.  Also, clean up with this storm will be a challenge with single digit temperatures to start off the day and wind chills beginning at -20 to -10.  After the snow ends, some clearing is likely.  If you’re wondering when the snow will melt, don’t hold your breath! The next 84 hours will be spent below freezing. By the time temps start to rebound Saturday, more snow showers are possible!

Tonight: Snow at varying rates. Blowing/drifting snow. Low: 6

Tomorrow: Snow ending early. Then some clearing. Breezy. Sub zero wind chills for most of the day. High temperatures in the teens.

Thursday: Cold despite plenty of sunshine. High temperatures in the middle to upper teens.

Friday: Sunshine mixing in with a few clouds during the afternoon. High temperatures in the upper teens.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers. Not as cold. High temperatures in the lower 30s.

Sunday: Partly to mostly sunny, a bit cooler. High temperatures around 20 degrees.

Monday, January 20, 2014

4"-8"

I’m not expecting any weather related travel issues for the morning commute on Tuesday.  The morning will turn out dry, breezy and cool.   Light snow will begin to move in during the afternoon with some slippery spots by the evening commute. The heaviest snow arrives Tuesday night with winds gusting up to 30 miles an hour. Most of the state can expect 4”-8” of snow. Some higher amounts are possible in far southern/southeastern Connecticut. Snow ends early Wednesday followed by some clearing. School delays are likely. Some schools may choose to close for the day.

Thursday and Friday are cold but dry with the chance for snow showers for the start of the weekend.  Looking at temperatures in the long range, winter cold reigns supreme!

Tonight: Snow squalls early, partly cloudy, cold. Low: 10-15.

Tomorrow: Cloudy, breezy and cool with light snow developing in the afternoon. Snow becoming heavy at times at night. High temperatures around 20 degrees.

Wednesday: Snow ending early. Then some clearing. Breezy. High temperatures in the teens.

Thursday: Cold despite plenty of sunshine. High temperatures in the middle to upper teens.

Friday: Sunshine mixing in with a few clouds during the afternoon. High temperatures in the upper teens.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers. Not as cold. High temperatures in the upper 20s.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Rain & Snow Start The Weekend

Rain and snow showers will kick start the weekend.  While there could be some slippery spots during the morning, any minor snow accumulation will end up melting during the day.  In fact, some improvement is possible by afternoon with a drying trend and some peaks of sun.  High temperatures will climb into the low 40s for one more day. Sunday is cooler with mostly cloudy skies and the chance for a few flurries.  Arctic cold arrives Tuesday and will stick around through the end of the month!

Tonight: Increasing clouds. Chance for a rain/snow shower late.Low: 27-34.

Tomorrow: Rain/snow showers, mainly in the morning. Some clearing in the afternoon, partly to mostly cloudy. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. High temperatures in the low 40s.

Sunday: Colder with a mix of sun and clouds. High temperatures in the lower to middle 30s. Chance for a few flurries.

Monday: Partly sunny, chance for a snow shower. High temperatures in the middle 30s.

Tuesday: Sunshine mixing with clouds. Cold. High temperatures in the teens.

Wednesday: Cold despite wall to wall sunshine. High temperatures in the teens.

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Awesome Friday. Cooling Back Gradually Heading Into Next Week

Drink it in.  Friday is the last day with temperatures in the middle forties for a while.  This weekend will be cooler.  But the real arctic blast doesn’t arrive until next week.  The January thaw will go out on a high note on Friday with partly to mostly sunny skies. A few rain or snow showers are possible Saturday with little or no accumulation.  Sunday is brighter but cooler with a mix of sun and clouds.  By early next week high temperatures will get stuck in the teens and twenties!

Tonight: A light rain or snow shower early, then clearing. Low: 25-30.

Tomorrow: Partly to mostly sunny, dry and pleasant. High temperatures in the middle 40s.

Saturday: Chance for a few snow/rain showers, mainly through midday. Mostly cloudy with high temperatures in the upper 30s to around 40 degrees.

Sunday: Colder with a mix of sun and clouds. High temperatures in the lower to middle 30s.

Monday: Colder despite plenty of sunshine. High temperatures in the upper 20s.

Tuesday: Sunshine mixing with clouds. Cold. Chance for a snow shower. High temperatures around 20 degrees.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

January Thaw...Your Days Are Numbered

Our January thaw is on borrowed time.  Temperatures will sink back into the 20s and 30s this weekend into next week. But the next couple of days will remain above average.  Thursday is mostly cloudy. A storm passing well southeast of Connecticut will bring the chance for a rain or snow shower in spots. But most towns will stay dry. Friday is mild and dry as we sneak between storm systems. Then another glancing blow is possible on Saturday with the chance for a nuisance rain or snow shower.

Tonight: Patchy fog. Partly to mostly cloudy. Low: 27-34.

Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy, chance for a rain or snow shower in spots. Most of the day will be dry. High temperatures in the lower 40s.

Friday: Partly sunny, dry and pleasant. High temperatures in the lower to middle 40s. Chance for a snow shower late at night.

Satruday: Chance for a few snow/rain showers, mainly in the morning. Becoming partly cloudy with high temperatures in the upper 30s.

Sunday: Chance for a snow shower in the morning. Otherwise, partly cloudy and colder. High temperatures in the lower 30s

Monday: Colder despite plenty of sunshine. High temperatures in the upper 20s.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Awesome Wednesday. Then Slowly Cooling.

I couldn’t dream up better weather for a mid January day. Wednesday is mild and pleasant with partly to mostly sunny skies. But for true cold weather lovers and winter sports enthusiasts, the last several days have been a nightmare! Not to worry, cooler air will return in smaller doses as we head into next week.  The first cool down arrives Thursday and Friday with high temperatures around the 40 degree mark.  By this weekend, 30s are back in the forecast with the chance for a touch of snow.

Tonight: Rain ending, patchy fog, some clearing. Low: 28-34.

Tomorrow: Partly cloudy, mild. High temperatures in the mid 40s to near 50 degrees.

Thursday: A mix of sun and clouds, a bit cooler. High temperature in the lower to middle 40s.

Friday: Partly sunny. High temperature around 40 degrees. Chance for a snow shower at night.

Saturday: Chance for morning snow/rain. Becoming partly cloudy with high temperatures in the upper 30s.

Sunday: Sunshine mixing with clouds, chance for a snow shower or snow squall. high temperatures in the lower 30s.

Monday, January 13, 2014

January Thaw

The January thaw continues through midweek with temperatures remaining in the 40s. There is no need for a heavy winter coat on Tuesday, but you will want a raincoat or umbrella. Showers will become more numerous in the afternoon and early evening. Rain will taper off shortly after the evening commute. Wednesday is dry with a mix of sun and clouds.  Cooler air arrives starting Thursday with the chance for several small disturbances that could bring a passing rain or snow shower late week.

Tonight: Cloudy, mild. Chance for a shower towards daybreak. Low: 35-40.

Tomorrow: Cloudy with showers and areas of rain. Remaining mild with high temperatures in the middle to upper 40s.

Wednesday: A mix of sun and clouds, mild. High temperatures in the upper 40s to around 50 degrees.

Thursday: A mix of sun and clouds. Chance for a passing rain or snow shower. Cooler with high temperatures in the upper 30s.

Friday: Partly sunny, breezy. Chance for a light rain or snow shower. The high temperature will occur in the morning. Turning colder throughout the day. High: Upper 30s.

Saturday: A mix of sun and clouds. For now the forecast is dry with a storm passing well south and east of Connecticut. But we'll need to keep an eye on it. High: Low 30s.

Friday, January 10, 2014

Wet, Windy, Warm, WILD Saturday

Current Watches & Advisories:

A Freezing Rain Advisory is in effect for Hartford and Litchfield Counties through 4 am Friday morning for temperatures lingering around or ust below the freezing point in spots and drizzkle/showers developing. A very small coating of ice is possible, especially on untreated roadways.

A Flood Watch is in effect statewide this weekend.

A Wind Advisory is in effect for the shoreline of Middlesex, New London counties with gusts that could get up to 40+ mph on Saturday.

Forecast Discussion:
January’s rollercoaster ride continues on Saturday as temperatures soar into the 50s with periods of rain. Rain will come down heavy at times with a gusty southwest wind. Don’t be surprised if you hear a rumble of thunder. Some poor drainage or river flooding is possible with 1”-2” of rain combined with snow melt and the possibility for ice jams. Sunday is the pick of the weekend for outdoor plans with clearing skies.  The day will remain breezy but temperatures will be a bit cooler.

Daily Forecast:
Tonight: Freezing drizzle in spots early (northern CT). Lows: 30-35 Low temperatures around midnight with warming  occurring overnight. Showers developing.

Tomorrow: Rainy, heavy at times, windy and warm. High temperatures soaring into the middle 50s. 1"-2" of rain with locally higher amounts possible.

Sunday: Clearing, breezy and turning a bit cooler. High temperatures in the middle 40s.

Monday: Mostly sunny, breezy. High temperatures in the lower to middle 40s.

Tuesday: Cloudy with rain developing, some heavy. High temperatures in the middle 40s.

Wednesday: Increasing clouds. Snow developing late in the day and at night. High temperatures in the middle and upper 30s.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

The Worst Is Over

The coldest air is already behind us as a slow warming trend continues. Early clouds break for sun on Thursday with high temperatures in the upper 20s and low 30s. By Friday, everyone is in the 30s. Clouds will thicken up as milder air tries to move in. A warm front will trigger a snow shower in spots. Behind the front, temperatures will soar into the low 50s Saturday. With some luck, most of the rain will hold off until late in the day or at night. Rain could be heavy at times early Sunday.

Tonight:  Clear to partly cloudy. Lows: 8-15.

Tomorrow: Early clouds break for mostly sunny skies. Not as cold as recent days. High temperatures in the upper 20s and lower 30s.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. Chance for flurries or a passing snow shower. High temperatures in the middle 30s inland, upper 30s for the shoreline.

Saturday: Mild with mostly cloudy skies. A few showers possible. But most of the rain will hold off until late day and at night.

Sunday: Early rain. Turning partly cloudy. Remaining mild. High temperatures in the upper 40s to around 50. Slow cooling in the afternoon.

Monday: Partly cloudy and remaining mild for this time of year. High temperatures in the middle 40s.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Cold Snap Peaks Tonight-Tomorrow AM

While this cold snap has been brutal, it’s not going to last much longer.  Temperatures Wednesday morning will start off in the single digits to around zero. By afternoon, the worst of the cold is already moving on. A warming trend will start off slow at first.  Teens and twenties on Wednesday, 20s and 30s Thursday and 30s statewide by Friday. Then temperatures skyrocket this weekend! By  Saturday, we’re in a full on January thaw with high temperatures around 50 degrees and periods of rain.

Tonight: Lows: Clear, cold. 0 to 6. Feels like -5 to -10.

Tomorrow:  Cold despite plenty of sunshine. Not as windy. High temperatures in the upper 10s and lower 20s.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Clouds mixing in late and at night. Not as cold. High temperatures on either side of the 30 degree mark.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. High temperatures in the middle 30s inland, upper 30s for the shoreline.

Saturday: Mild with periods of rain. High temperatures soaring into the 40s!

Sunday: Early rain. Turning partly cloudy. Remaining mild. High temperatures in the upper 40s to around 50.

Monday, January 6, 2014

Winter Is Coming

48 Hours in my backyard! From a winter wonderland
to a slushy mess!
After a warm start to the work week with highs in the 50s today, winter has returned!

Temperatures will crash tonight turning wet roads to icy roads. This isn’t record cold.  Nor will tonight’s temps compare to the chill from Friday night into Saturday morning. But it will still feel pretty brutal at the bus stop Tuesday morning with wind chills ranging from -20 to -5.  High temperatures will be in the teens with sub zero wind chills all day.

 Temperatures will slowly rebound this week.  Winter sports enthusiasts will not like the forecast for this weekend with high temperatures in the 40s and periods of rain on Saturday.

The rollercoaster ride continues. That’s nothing new for us here in New England.

Tonight: Clearing, chance for a snow squall in spots. 5-15.

Tomorrow: Clear to partly cloudy, cold! High temperatures in the mid to upper teens. But sub zero wind chills all day!

Wednesday: Cold despite plenty of sunshine. Not as windy. High temperatures in the lower 20s inland, middle 20s for the shoreline.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. Clouds mixing in late and at night. Not as cold. High temperatures on either side of the 30 degree mark.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. High temperatures in the middle 30s inland, upper 30s for the shoreline.  

Friday, January 3, 2014

Record Cold Tonight-Tomorrow Morning

Record threatening cold will start off the weekend. Saturday morning the daily record low temperature is -7 degrees for Windsor Locks and -1 for Bridgeport. Both records will be challenged or broken with low temperatures between 0 and -15.

After a cold start, temperatures will rebound into the 20s on Saturday with mostly sunny skies. Milder air moves in Sunday with increasing clouds and the chance for a few showers, mainly late in the day. Precipitation may briefly start as sleet. 40s are likely early Monday before we crash back to winter by afternoon with a flash freeze possible.

Tonight: Record challenging cold. Winds gradually diminish. Lows: -15 to 0.

Tomorrow: Dangerously cold in the morning with temperatures beginning below zero. Sunshine and high clouds with high temps rebounding into the 20s.

Sunday: Increasing clouds with showers developing, mainly late in the day. Milder with high temperatures in the mid and upper 30s.

Monday: Showers through midday followed by some clearing. High temperatures occur early in the morning (40s). Turning sharply colder and windy throughout the day with a flash freeze possible.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny and bitterly cold. High temperatures in the middle teens inland, upper teens for the shoreline.

Wednesday: Another cold but sunny day. High temperatures in the middle 20s inland, upper 20s for the shoreline.

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Winter Has Arrived! First Storm of 2014 & Record Cold Saturday Morning

The amount of snow we’re getting isn't as big of a deal as the combination of snow, cold and gusty winds. Snow will pick up tonight, becoming moderate to heavy at times. 5"-10" of light fluffy snow is likely by tomorrow am. But I think most people will end up with 5"-8".

Snow will wind down around the time of the morning commute. But plows will need to catch up before the roads improve.  This will be a tough storm to clean up with gusty winds, blowing and drifting of snow combines with cold temperatures. Friday morning will start off with wind chills -10 to -15! Some clearing is likely but sun will not help warm the air. In fact, temperatures will actually drop through the day. Sub zero, record breaking cold is forecast Friday night into Saturday morning.

Temperatures moderate this weekend briefly with highs returning to the 30s and the chance for rain (not snow!) Sunday night into early Monday.

Tonight: Snow, heavy at times. Lows: 7-15

Tomorrow: Snow tapering off 6am-9am. Some clearing. Remaining breezy and cold with blowing and drifting of snow. Wind chills sub zero all day. High temperatures in the teens

Saturday: Dangerously cold in the morning with temperatures beginning below zero. Mostly sunny with high temps rebounding into the middle 20s.

Sunday: Increasing clouds, showers developing late in the day or at night. Milder with high temperatures in the middle 30s.

Monday: Showers in the morning followed by some clearing. High temperatures occur early in the morning (30s). Temperatures plummeting into the 20s by afternoon.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny and bitterly cold. High temperatures in the middle teens inland, upper teens for the shoreline.