'Dangerous wind chills' forecast for Wednesday; wintry mix possible during weekend

Cold air moves in with a shot of snow later in the week

For example, Carletta said on Christmas Day in Fargo this year, the low was minus 19 degrees.

In Schuylkill County, temperatures will reach the upper 20s on Wednesday and Thursday before it takes a turn for the worse, according to Paul Head, meteorologist for the National Weather Service, State College.

Snow is expected to begin falling around commute time Thursday morning and continue throughout the day.

While there was a chance for some freezing rain and sleet overnight and into this morning in parts of southeast Arkansas, Gilmore said conditions are expected to remain mostly dry until the weekend. Friday's predicted high of 35 will be met with "another reinforcing blast of cold air during the day", Hooper said, with a low of around 19.

For New Year's Day, expect a high of 6 and a low of minus-4. Wind chill is a calculation of the combined effect of wind and temperatures on exposed skin. The National Weather Service office in Cleveland says.

Pohl said it's tough to predict whether any records will be set by this bout of colder-than-normal temperatures, but it will be a "significant departure from normal" the next few days.

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Additionally, he said people should always have a means of communication.

Settle in for a frigid New Year's Weekend on Delmarva, with low temperatures in the teens all week and into Monday, according to the National Weather Service.

Up to 1 to 2 inches of snow is possible today, the weather service said.

Bring pets indoors. If they can't come inside, make sure they have enough shelter and can get to unfrozen water.

Positive Avenues, 320 Putnam St., is experiencing an increase in visitors with the cold weather.

"We're still trying to get a handle on that situation", Clarke said. Miller said the walkways and sidewalks have been cleared and they have maintenance people ready for any additional work that may be needed.