Arctic Front Brings Freezing Cold | NBC Connecticut

Arctic Front Brings Freezing Cold

NBC Connecticut First Alert meteorologist Ryan Hanrahan has details on bitter cold headed our way Thursday night and Friday morning. (Published Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015)

Scattered snow showers moved through Connecticut this morning and an arctic cold front will come by mid-day, bringing the possibility of snow squalls, This front is also ushering in three more days of subzero temperatures.

The cold front will bring subzero wind chills to the state this afternoon.

Temperatures will drop into the teens today and continue falling overnight. Expect to see numbers as low as -5 degrees on the thermometer from Thursday night into Friday morning. Wind chills will be well below zero.

The coldest air will arrive on Saturday morning, with lows between -10 and 5 degrees. Fortunately, wind chill will not be a factor Saturday.

Saturday will become cloudy and snow will return to the state, before changing over to sleet and freezing rain on Sunday. The wind will also pick up again Sunday, resulting in a breezy and very cold start to the week.

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