Cold and blustery with an overnight refreeze
Gusty winds make it feel like the teens and single digits early Tuesday
OVERNIGHT: With overnight temperatures in the 20s, road conditions could be terrible once again with blowing and drifting snow coming back out into the roads. Not to mention, anything that melted during the day will refreeze overnight. Winds will slowly weaken, but not likely turn calm until later Tuesday.
An overnight freeze can be expected each night through the week, turning any melted snow on the roads and sidewalks back into ice.
We remain partly sunny with a slight warming trend Tuesday and Wednesday with highs in the low/mid 40s.
WEDNESDAY - THURSDAY
By midweek, a strong cold front will enter the region bringing scattered rain showers late Wednesday evening. As temperatures plummet behind the front Wednesday night a change from rain to snow is possible early Thursday morning in the mountains. We’re not expecting much wintry weather from this system, but it sets the stage for our late-week storm.
Much colder air arrives behind the front Thursday and Friday with highs only in the 30s Thursday and the 20s Friday.
TOO SOON? ANOTHER WINTER STORM?
The same front that brings showers earlier in the week is expected to stall along the coast. Models suggest a several areas of low pressure could develop along it which may bring the Mid-Atlantic additional chances of wintry weather. It’s still much too early for specifics, but this again looks like it may be another mixed precipitation event.
|DATES TO WATCH||WHAT WE’RE WATCHING||CONFIDENCE|
|Wednesday night into early Thursday||Cold front brings rain showers and potential for mountain snow. Colder air follows.||Moderate to High|
|Late Friday into Saturday||A southern storm may impact the Mid-Atlantic with snow or mix||Increasing that it will occur|
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