Rain today ahead of an Arctic blast

Periods of rain are likely through Thursday evning as a system moves up the East Coast and merges with an approaching cold front from the West. Soaking rain will be possible with rainfall totals up to an inch in many locations near the coast. You can always track the rain on First Alert Live Doppler 15000 or if you have an iPhone or Android make sure you download or app. Temperatures will only warm to the low to mid 50s on Thursday.

The cold front pushes East of the area overnight. Cold, dry air will surge in dropping the temperatures to around freezing by daybreak on Friday. Cold, blustery conditions will remain in place Friday and Saturday with highs only reaching the low 40s. Saturday morning will start in the low 20s with teens possible along the border.

Sunday and Monday will be a bit cloudy with the slight chance for showers. Temps will return to the upper 50s to around 60°. Another shot of Arctic air settles in for the middle of next week. Highs will only be in the 40s with lows in the 20s.

.Thursday: Periods of rain, otherwise cloudy and cool. Highs-Low/Mid 50s

Tonight: rain ending with gradual clearing. Cold and windy Lows:Low 30s

Friday: Much colder and windy with mostly sunny skies. Highs-Low 40s, Chills in the 30s.

Saturday: Cloudy with a chance for rain moving in late in the day. Highs-Mid 50s

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