The coldest days of this young year are upon Easton and the region this week and could bring more snow by the weekend.
Temperatures were in the teens Tuesday morning, Jan. 22, and expected to reach a high of 23 degrees before falling into single digits Tuesday night that could feel like -2 degrees. Along with the frigid temperatures, a “blustery northwest wind: is expected to blow at 7 to 11 mph, according to the National Weather Service. While the wind is expected to die down after dark, the wind chill could be “as low as -2,” according to the weather service.
It is expected to be even colder and feature scattered flurries in the afternoon on Wednesday, Jan. 23. The high Wednesday is expected to be near 19 with more northwest wind 9 to 14 mph and windchill values as low as -3.
Wednesday night, could bring more scattered flurries with a low around 8.
Thursday’s high is also expected to be near 20 with northwest winds of 5 to 10 mph incrasing to 11-16 mph in the afternoon, according to the weather service.
Thursday night’s low is expected to be about 6 degrees.
Friday, Jan. 25, could bring more snow in the afternoon as temperatures rise to as high as 27. The chance of snow is 60% during the afternoon and evening. The nighttime low is expected to be around 16.
Over the weekend, the weather is expected to be in the mid to high 20s with lows in the mid to low teens.
But Monday could see temperatures above freezing for the first time in a week.