Winter returning with freezing rain in northern New England

The 50s make a comeback next week

The 50s make a comeback next week

Temperatures will reach a high of 21 today in Wyandotte County, with a wind chill between minus 10 and zero and a north wind of 9 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service. Skow said there is a "very slight" chance of light snow flurries in Lawrence on Friday, but that snowfall is more likely in areas west of Lawrence. Rain is expected to end in the early afternoon, but a quick drop in temperatures could lead to sleet.

Friday Afternoon-Evening: Rain and Wind.

Total ice accumulations of less than one tenth of an inch will be possible with total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches expected with heaviest totals from around Flint northeast into the Thumb. Boston will be below freezing by 1 p.m. This could cause what's known as a "flash freeze".

Central Pennsylvania is now in the middle of a flood watch and will begin a winter weather advisory tonight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall and areas of fog, resulting in a loss of visibility to some degree; motorists should use caution when driving as a result. The rain will change to freezing rain or sleet and there will be more of it. Notice the pink and blue areas in the animation below - that's snow and sleet for ski country Saturday. Winds will gust 40-to-50 miles per hour within some of the downpours over southeastern Mass.

Gusting winds may also cause some power outages, primarily in the Pennyrile region. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent.

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Little snow accumulation is expected.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Lows will be around 40 degrees, with a south wind 10 to 14 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

For Jan. 15, a record high of 73 degrees was set a year ago and the record low of 20 degrees was set in 1988. North wind 8 to 13 miles per hour.

Temperatures in some parts of Orlando may see a 15-degree difference from Friday into Saturday, according to weather forecasts. Wind chill values as low as -4.

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