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Bitter cold on the way

31 December 2017, 12:24 | Mandy Simon

Warmer by Saturday, then very cold for start of 2018

Holiday weekend looks cold & potentially snowy

Another arctic blast filters in on New Years Eve into January 1st bringing morning low temperatures into the single digits. We will still see a cold night as we drop just below freezing Saturday morning.

"We're expecting anything from a dusting of snow to around 0.5" especially in areas north of I-40.

Cold Weather Tips: Due to the possibility of long term freezing temps. into next week; here is a list of cold weather safety tips to keep in mind.

"Saturday should moderate a bit with high about 25 degrees", Rubin said. Between one and two inches are expected before 7 p.m. tonight, with a 90 percent chance of daytime precipitation. And that will feel nice compared to what's in store for New Year's Day. BWI also tied a record low of 10 degrees from 1950. Highs on Tuesday will struggle to get back above freezing. The mercury will plunge to near zero Monday night.

With morning temperatures in the upper teens and low 20s, the ground will be cold enough for the snow to stick.

Risky wind chills will likely continue into New Year's Eve night. As this dry, arctic air approaches, it will be hard to squeeze out any moisture this far south.

In fact, you may want to reconsider partying outside this New Year's Eve, given the biting cold and chance for snow in the forecast. At the same time, cold air will be spilling in from the north.

Most of the wintry mix should be done by mid-day - then the attention turns to the harsh cold expected to infiltrate the region throughout the next several days.

Some freezing drizzle could develop Sunday and last through Monday morning.

Temperatures will remain well below average today, with highs only forecast to be in the mid single digits. In these areas wind chills could drop to between -10 and -20.

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