Published: Sat, January 13, 2018
Worldwide | By Victor Meyer

Rain + Cold = Ice is the equation for this weekend

Rain + Cold = Ice is the equation for this weekend

Because of this change in weather, the National Weather Service has also declared a winter weather advisory beginning at 7 p.m.

Temperatures will reach a high of 21 today in Wyandotte County, with a wind chill between minus 10 and zero and a north wind of 9 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service.

Lows will be around 40 degrees, with a south wind 10 to 14 miles per hour.

Heavy rain is expected to move into the tri-town Friday and Saturday, with totals between 1.5-3 inches expected. Snow and sleet might fall, but less than half an inch of accumulation is forecast.

Saturday: Partly sunny with a high around 18 degrees. There is a 50 percent chance of snow after midnight Sunday night.

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Fans heading to the Patriots-Titans game in Foxboro on Saturday night are asked to exercise caution amid the risky conditions. The wind chill factors are expected to be 2 below zero to 8 on Friday, 5 below to 4 Friday night, and 6 below to 4 on Saturday. Cloudy skies will gradually become sunny and temperatures will rise to a high of 31.

There is a slight chance for snow or rain on Sunday while the high will be about 38 degrees.

Unseasonably high temperatures - projected to reach 60 degrees or higher on Friday - combined with rain may cause issues in flood-prone areas of Nassau and Suffolk, reports say.

In New Hampshire, state safety officials encouraged residents to clear drains, culverts and roofs of snow, ice and debris to prevent possible flooding and damage.

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