NEW YORK (PIX 11) — The chill is in once again for Thursday night. This time, it will be colder with Freeze Warnings issued for much of New Jersey. On top of the cold, it is very dry with very low levels of humidity and the winds will be an issue . Any fire that develops could spread easily under those conditions. Red Flag Warnings have been in effect for New Jersey on Thursday, and it is expected to be reissued for Friday.

While the winds will ease somewhat late on Thursday night, it will still be a cold night for late April. Temperatures will drop to around 40 in the city while surrounding suburbs will go down into the 30s. Despite the winds backing down, it will still feel more like around the lower 30s in the city overnight. Much of New Jersey and Upstate New York will end up going below the freezing mark, with wind chills in the 20s.

On Friday, the winds will come back, gusting to around 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. The good news is that the sun will be out and that should help bring temperatures from the lower 40s to the lower 60s late in the day.

Heading into the weekend, temperatures will continue trend upward. Saturday will feature a lot of sunshine with highs around the mid 60s. Sunday should start out sunny with temperatures nudging into the upper 60s. Later in the day, clouds will be on the increase ahead of an approaching cold front.

That cold front will arrive on Monday bringing the chance of scattered showers around. Temperatures will back off to around 60 degrees as well.