According to the National Weather Service, by far the coldest air of the season will be moving into the Four State Region on Thursday and remain anchored across our region through the upcoming Holiday Weekend. Actions should be taken this week in preparation for this bitterly cold arctic air.
DAY ONE...Today and tonight. Widespread showers, and possibly some embedded thunderstorms, will return to the region today. However, no severe weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday. A strong surge of very cold Arctic air is expected to arrive by Thursday, with a slight chance of wintry precipitation. However, the primary concern at this time will be the extreme cold with a prolonged period of below freezing temperatures into the Christmas weekend.