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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.
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Current Conditions

Essex County

Zone Forecast

  • Today Cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s. Light and variable winds.
  • Tonight Cloudy. A slight chance of snow showers after midnight. Lows around 30. Light and variable winds. Chance of snow 20 percent.
  • Saturday Cloudy. A slight chance of rain or snow showers in the morning...then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s. Light and variable winds...becoming northeast around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
  • Saturday Night Cloudy with a chance of rain or snow showers. Lows around 30. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
  • Sunday Cloudy with a chance of rain or snow showers. Breezy with highs in the mid 30s. North winds 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.
  • Monday And Monday Night Mostly clear. Highs in the mid 30s. Lows in the mid 20s.
  • Tuesday Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.
  • Tuesday Night And Wednesday Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 40s.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.
  • Thursday Rain showers likely. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 60 percent.