High in the mid to upper 20s. Friday will be mild and dry under sunny skies.
A winter weather advisory is in effect for the entire region until 7-8am Thursday morning. Friday will be cold yet again with high temperatures only expected to top out in the low 30s, but without the wind, it won't feel too harsh.
After a general 1-2 inches of snow with locally higher amounts into earlier this morning, look for high temperatures this afternoon to be a little warmer compared to Wednesday as they hit the mid-30s.
Sunshine increases through the afternoon. It's a cold start, with readings in the lower to middle 20s.
Lingering Lake Effect Snow Plus Arctic Cold
But looking ahead to next week and temperatures could sink to lows of -17C due to a "Polar vortex". High temperatures Sunday should get back into the upper 30s to near 40. But still it's another chilly day, with winds from the northwest gusting near 30 miles per hour, keeping wind chills mainly in the upper 20s to low 30s under partly sunny skies.
Then, two more weak low-pressure systems are forecast to bring chances for snow showers Wednesday night into Thursday and on Friday. Highs will likely be in the mid to upper 30s, which is slightly below normal.
By Friday night, rain showers move into the area with periods of gusty winds. We are clear and very cold tonight with lows falling into the single digits as winds become calm. Once the next system exits, temperatures cool back down for Wednesday. Expect a breezy day, with increasing clouds.
Elsewhere across the United Kingdom sub-zero temperatures are also forecast, with more wintry showers in parts by the end of the week.