Temperatures Will Get Warmer; Sleet and Freezing Rain Could Happen Sunday


That's the real-world implications of a National Weather Service wind chill advisory, which will be in effect until 8 a.m. Sunday.

Among those frigid places are Newark, with 11 straight days of freezing temperatures (32 or below), and Atlantic City, with 10 straight days.

Saturday night: A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around -12. Low 44. High 64.

With a few exceptions along the Shore and in South Jersey, most areas of the state have not had temperatures reaching higher than the freezing mark of 32 degrees since December 26 or December 27. Sunday night should be partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 20. The chance of precipitation is 80 percent.

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Friday night: Mostly clear with a low around 28. North wind around 6 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening.

Until Saturday, areas in Los Angeles County are expected to be dry with partly cloudy skies and temperatures three to six degrees above normal, with Sunday expected to be the warmest day, with highs at least 10 degrees above normal. South wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. That's nearly 20 degrees below the normal low temperatures for early January.

Monday is expected to have a slight chance of rain but otherwise should be partly sunny, with a high near 68. Both forecasts are close to record lows of 5 degrees and 3 degrees for January 6 and 7, respectively.

A chance of rain also is expected Monday night, but it should be mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Tomorrow: Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. The high on Thursday will be 29 degrees, before temperatures dip again to 10 degrees, the weather service said.

Wednesday's high in Madison was 12, 15 degrees below normal and 45 degrees below the record high of 57 for January 3, set in 1874.