Published: Sat, January 13, 2018
Research | By Raquel Erickson

Rain expected Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Rain expected Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

After Thursday's high of near 70 degrees, temperatures aren't expected to climb out out of the 40s and 50s in Gulfport for the next seven days.

That cold air will quickly spread eastward Saturday morning, changing the rain over to a mix of ice and snow. A light coating of ice and snow is expected.

A cold front will bring lower temperatures across Central Florida into this weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

The heaviest rain falls Friday night into Saturday morning across eastern and southeastern Mass. Low around 36. South wind 6 to 10 miles per hour. Day, will be partly sunny with a daytime high near 23 degrees and a nighttime low of about 18 degrees. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 33 by 5 p.m. Northwest wind 14 to 16 miles per hour.

The region is under a winter weather advisory in effect from 4 10 a.m. Saturday for freezing rain, with total ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch of ice.

Welcome back to winter.

The NWS's hourly forecast has the highest probability of rain from 10 a.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

Ice jams create flooding risks along Cascadilla Creek. File
Ice jams create flooding risks along Cascadilla Creek. File

Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16.

Nights will dip into the 20s and low 30s, which means cold weather shelters will open across South Mississippi.

There are many closing and cancellations this morning.

"We'll see a gradual warm trend going into the beginning of next week", Rodriguez said. "We also have a chance of rain coming into the forecast Monday night into Tuesday".

The Patriots are scheduled to play the Tennessee Titans Saturday night in Foxborugh, and fans who plan to tailgate will have quite the variance in weather to deal with. Low around 14. North wind 14 to 16 miles per hour.

It was the deep freeze during the last week of the month that really lowered the average temperature to levels far below normal.

THURSDAY: Partly cloudy skies develop, with a high temperature of 28 degrees.

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