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


Zone Forecast

  • Rest Of The Overnight Mostly cloudy. Patchy frost. Lows in the upper 30s. Light and variable winds.
  • Today Patchy frost in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s. East winds around 5 mph.
  • Tonight Cloudy. A slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. Northeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
  • Saturday Cloudy. Showers likely...mainly in the afternoon. Highs around 50. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Sunday Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.
  • Sunday Night Clear. Cold with lows in the lower 30s.
  • Monday Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy. Lows around 40.
  • Tuesday Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.
  • Wednesday Cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s.
  • Thursday Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.