Rain, then big chill ahead for tri-state area

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Frost advisories are in effect for Dutchess and Ulster Counties as temperatures for those areas are expected to reach mid 30s tonight. For the rest of the Tri-state, temperatures tonight will be in the lower 40s under partly to mostly skies.

For tomorrow, a coastal low will slide just southwest of us. We may get some light rain with this storm mainly during the afternoon and into the evening. Otherwise, the day will be mainly cloudy and cool with temperatures in the lower 50s.

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Watch for Sussex county in anticipation of going down or below the 32 degree mark by Thursday morning. By tomorrow morning, Freeze Watches/Warnings and Frost Advisories could expand throughout portions of the area. For Wednesday night, lows for the city will be around 40. Most of the surrounding suburbs could be in the upper 20s and 30s.

By Thursday, it’ll be a brisk day with a mix of sun and clouds. Temperatures will struggle to reach the mid 50s under breezy conditions. Areas north and west could be in the upper 40s.