A very cold night ahead. Some areas stayed below freezing this afternoon and some areas will remain below freezing all day on Tuesday. Morning lows will be around 14 degrees. You should be taking precautions for the cold weather and make sure your home is ready for this hard freeze. Unprotected pipes could burst. It is advised to leave faucets dripping tonight. Also make sure you check on your pets. It is best to bring them inside on a night like this.
Afternoon sunshine will warm temperatures into the lower 30s Tuesday afternoon. Look for increasing clouds Tuesday night. Temperatures will fall into the lower to middle 20s ahead of a storm system that will bring in a chance for freezing rain/sleet and even some snow for the early morning hours on Wednesday.
Since the roads, bridges and overpasses will be frozen it is possible we could have travel problems in the morning due to a quick glazing of ice. By Wednesday afternoon it will all change to rain as temperatures warm into the upper 30s. Keep checking back we may need to issue a First Alert Weather Day for Wednesday morning.
Rain returns Thursday afternoon and evening. Some of the rain could be heavy at times. Rain will fall Thursday night into Friday morning. Late Friday temperatures will begin to drop and some of the rain could begin to change to snow. Keep checking back for updates on this developing storm system.
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