But, the big story is that the temperatures will fall during the day from the 60s all the way down to the 30s on Friday.
Then, we will be watching for a potential snow storm around the middle of next week. Ice accumulation for the Effingham area was expected at less than.1 of an inch.
Here’s what forecasters are saying.
Temperatures have soared into the low 70s in some spots across Alabama this afternoon, mainly where there have been breaks in the overcast.
“At this time, accumulations of snow across eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas are expected to remain light given the progressive nature of the system”. The winter weather advisory is in effect from 6 p.m. until midnight. The average high in mid-January at the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport is 59 degrees, according to Weather Underground, and the average low is 39 degrees. Travel Friday evening will be slow, and thick fog could exacerbate the situation.
For those heading to the Steelers game in advance of Sunday, a swath of snow and ice is possible Friday night and Saturday in the Pittsburgh area. Tuesday night, a chance of snow showers.
TUESDAY: Cloudy with snow developing (more likely late and at night).
“Several mornings of area wide single digit wind chills is likely through the weekend and into next week”. Southeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour.
There’s a chance rain could return on Monday.
Then, by sunrise, it turns heavier at times Friday morning. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 miles per hour decreasing to 10 to 15 miles per hour after midnight.
Rain and mixed precipitation are in the forecast for New England through Saturday. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible. We will be on the mild side of these features with a continued southerly wind flow, so expect rounds of rain to continue through Friday and some of the rain could be heavy. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 16 to 20 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 32 miles per hour. “Precipitation amounts are hard to determine at this point in time but we’re generally expecting between 1″ and 4” of accumulation through Saturday morning. Winds out of the south may gust to 30-40mph, which is below advisory levels. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
“While we are doing our best to get ready, we also want to remind people to stay up to date on the weather forecast and T service information so our customers can be safe, informed, and prepared for the weather”, Ramírez said.
Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.