National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Unseasonably cold temperatures spreading into central U.S.

A strong cold front will usher a much colder air mass into the central and eastern U.S. for the end of the work week. Temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees below average in some areas. Rain and snow will be possible across the Great Lakes on Friday as the system crosses the area. Heavy snow is possible in the central Appalachians Friday night.

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Wasatch Mountains South of I-80

Zone Forecast

  • Today Partly cloudy. Breezy. Highs near 50. South winds 15 to 25 mph.
  • Tonight Windy. Partly cloudy. Lows near 40. Southwest 25 to 35 mph.
  • Saturday Windy. A chance of rain showers in the morning...then widespread rain and snow showers and scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. Accumulations around 1 inch. Highs in the mid to upper 40s. South winds 25 to 35 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
  • Saturday Night Breezy. Snow likely. Much colder. Accumulations possible. Lows 15 to 20. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph in the evening. Chance of snow 70 percent.
  • Sunday Snow. Much colder. Highs near 30. Chance of snow 80 percent.
  • Sunday Night A chance of snow in the evening...then snow likely after midnight. Cloudy. Lows 15 to 20. Chance of snow 60 percent.
  • Monday Cloudy. A 40 percent chance of snow. Highs in the upper 20s.
  • Monday Night And Tuesday Partly cloudy. Lows near 20. Highs near 30.
  • Tuesday Night And Wednesday Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy. Lows near 30.
  • Thursday Sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. =