Temperatures Wednesday above freezing in OKC

Jan 06, 2018, 01:50
Temperatures Wednesday above freezing in OKC

Temperatures could rise Saturday night, heading up to 30 on Sunday, with a 50-50 chance of snow, the Weather Service said.

Forsyth County is not now predicted to get snow Wednesday evening or Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service, but the storm has changed its track over the past 24 hours, heading more to the west.

Almost identical weather is expected on Friday, when highs should reach 28 degrees.

Saturday night: A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight.

Wednesday is forecast to be mostly sunny, with a high near 46.

Atlantic City has had three winters with cold snaps that extended as long as 14 days (in February 1979, January 1968 and January 1940), two winters with 13-day cold snaps (in January 1977 and January 1893) and one winter with an 11-day cold snap (in February 1936), according to Lance Franck, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service's regional forecast office in Mount Holly.

Tuesday could have some rain but should be mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.

NWS is warning that the mixture of snow, sleet and freezing rain could cause hazardous travel on Sunday.

Tonight: Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

Thursday's storm brought winter weather to most of the East Coast. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Wind: SE 5-10 miles per hour.

SUNDAY: Cloudy, windy and mild with a 50% chance of showers or drizzle. Northeast wind around 5 miles per hour. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 9 degrees.

MONDAY: Mostly sunny. Low 33.

Friday night: Mostly clear with a low around 28. West northwest wind around 5 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening.

Partly cloudy, with a low around 0.