We have ended a period of very active weather with a minor to moderate winter storm which dropped a general 1-5 inches across eastern PA and NJ and into Western CT , with the most falling from Eastern PA to Central NJ where a general 3-5 fell , some localized 6 inch amounts in NE PA , areas of east CT and Mass saw a general 6-10 inches as the storm deepened and moved away. The active weather pattern is fading away for a while
Tonight will bring very cold weather with lows in the teens NE PA to low to mid 20s along th coast .We are about to get the coldest weather we have seen this year from Wednesday through Saturday after a brief and weak warmup ahead of a arctic cold front, until then temperatures slightly below average are expected with highs in the upper 20s NE PA to mid to mid 30s along the coast
For New Years Eve in New York City temperatures will be in the low 30s with breezy conditions, while it could be much worse , it will still be very cold for the festivities.
An arctic cold front will come through Tuesday (New Years Day) with scattered snow showers and much colder air coming in. Lows in the mid teens to low 20s expected
Wednesday through Saturday will be very cold but dry with highs in the low 20s NE PA to mid 20s to around 30 (in the warmest areas) for the remainder of the area, lows in the upper 0s to low teens NE PA to mid teens for most of the area besides the immediate coast where upper teens to around 20 is expected .
We see mid and late week a trough is over the east with very cold conditions
Starting Sunday we will begin to see a relaxation in the cold and stormy weather pattern though