Watch For Flooding Friday, Freezing Rain Saturday

This National Weather Service map shows the anticipated rainfall amounts in Massachusetts over the weekend from Friday Jan. 12 until Sunday Jan. 14 2018

The combination of moderate to heavy rain, on top of snow melt and the possibility of isolated ice jams along area rivers and streams, presents the threat of localized street flooding.

Skies will clear Thursday evening, and temperatures will plummet, with a low around 15.

Saturday night and Sunday night will be particularly cold, with temperatures dipping into the low teens in southern Westchester and single digits in Putnam County, according to the weather service. A clipper type system will quickly approach for Tuesday into Wednesday. So far, the 105 year old record of 57 was broken at Noon, by 1 degree (the temp could go higher) for the Greater Hartford area.

SUNDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy skies and snow flurries will be possible, with a frigid high temperature of 24 degrees. Southwest wind 3 to 6 miles per hour.

"Putting it all together, heavy rainfall coupled with rapid snowmelt will result in a significant urban street flooding threat mainly late [Friday] afternoon and into tonight, " forecasters wrote. Patchy fog before 8 a.m. Lows will be around 40 degrees, with a south wind 10 to 14 miles per hour. Next chance for snow?

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Friday: Our first round of precipitation will arrive on Friday with plain rain.

Parts of south Alabama could see a wintry mix, but it could be cold enough for all snow across parts of central and north Alabama. The chance of precipitation will be 60 percent. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

"At this time, accumulations of snow across eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas are expected to remain light given the progressive nature of the system".

SATURDAY: Rain ends in the morning. Winds will be coming from the northwest at 9 to 18 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 28 miles per hour.

Showers are also likely this evening and the mercury will stay up there - in the low 40s overnight.

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