Amanda: 2018 is coming in COLD!

30 December, 2017, 03:09 | Author: Genevieve Gibbs
  • Arctic invasion continues with even more cold on the way

The cold front will start moving in Saturday afternoon and push temperatures down to the 40s overnight into Sunday.

The reinforcing cold air over the new snow will result in single-digit highs Saturday. A best forecast right now brings lows in the upper 40's or low 50's on Wednesday and Thursday.

Tue: High: 26 Low: 2 Partly cloudy. Temperatures will only get to the mid to upper 20s in the afternoon under partly cloudy skies. Rain chances for tonight are up to 20% with cloudy skies.

Arctic invasion continues with even more cold on the way

Cloudy skies will stick around through Saturday and some very small snow chances come into play, mainly in the far northern and far eastern counties.

Overview: Bitterly cold temperatures continue for the rest of 2017 and as we begin 2018.

2018 is forecast to start with a mix of sun and cloud January 1 with a 60 percent chance of flurries. Patchy drizzle is possible into the evening which could deem bridges and overpasses unsafe as temperatures are expected to drop below freezing overnight.

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For most of the region encompassing New England, northern Pennsylvania and NY, the National Weather Service issued wind chill advisories or warnings as temperatures were expected to be below -12C in a wide area.

This will be a very unsafe stretch of cold for the area, so make sure your family and pets are prepared.

New Year's Day will be very cold. Wind chills between -20 and -30° are VERY unsafe and this is some of the coldest weather we've had in Northeast Kansas, in almost 30 years! Temps will be in the upper 20s around 9:00am and the upper 30s around noon. Remember if you are someone who typically has pipes freeze in the winter to keep checking them and keep closet doors and cabinets open to allow the heat to reach the walls where the pipes might be located.

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Friday night will be mostly cloudy, with light snow and flurries ending.

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