An area of low pressure is intensifying and moving northeast pretty much right along the Appalachian mountains , this storm will make for a very wet and nasty day with a steady soaking rain, heavy at times with even some thunderstorms possible this afternoon
The warm air has won out area wide with whatever mix there was last night over to moderate to heavy rain, additional precipitation should range from 0.75-1.5 inches east, to around 0.50-0.75 west over the interior, the rain should last through the late afternoon or early evening before heading out
Very cold air will stream in fast behind this system with lows falling into the mid 20s to low 30s by Tuesday morning and Tuesday will be very windy with temperatures struggling to rise above freezing for much of the area with highs in the upper 20s to mid 30s
Lows Tuesday night will range from the mid 10s to low 20s, which is average or even a bit below avg for what would be considered normal in mid January!
Wednesday will continue to feature arctic air with highs in the upper 20s to mid 30s, lows in the upper 10s to mid 20s
Thursday will moderate a bit ahead of a cold front with highs in the upper 30s to mid 40s before temperatures return to the 20s and 30s for Friday, a moderation will take hold this weekend into next week as a potentially powerful storm tracks west , with the potential for a lot of rain and wind by Monday and Tuesday