PIX11 WEATHER CENTER — A cold front will bring another shot of bitter cold air to the tri-state area Thursday.
Temperatures will be below normal for the foreseeable future as cold air will be firmly entrenched over the region. High temps will be in the upper 20s in the afternoon with wind chills in the teens. Overnight Thursday and Friday, high pressure and gusty winds will bring frigid arctic air in the region. Low temperatures tonight will be near 10 degrees in NYC, single digits for the suburbs.
The wind will combine to make air temperatures feel like five to 15 below zero during the overnight.
Friday will be mostly sunny and continued cold as arctic air remains in place over the area. Highs will be in the mid 20s with wind chill temperatures in the single digits. Temperatures will begin to moderate on Saturday as high pressure moves offshore and a southerly wind begins to develop in the afternoon.
The next storm will affect our area moves in late on Sunday and will linger into early Tuesday.
The track and speed of this system will determine what type of precipitation and the extent of the accumulations for the region.
There will be a period of snow that will mix with sleet and freezing rain at times during the day. As to when the exact precipitation changeover takes place remains to be seen.