While temperatures will moderate through Friday and a big rain event is called off for Saturday, much colder air will sweep later in the weekend on gusty winds.
Only spotty showers or a touch of rain is in the offing for Saturday as the first of two pushes of cold air arrive.
After high temperatures well into the 50s Friday, temperatures will slide Saturday and will be no higher than the 30s Sunday and Monday. RealFeel® temperatures will be in the teens and 20s at times factoring in wind and other conditions.
Speaking of wind, gusts of 40 to 50 mph are possible Saturday night and Sunday as the cold air roars in.
Just as a second push of cold air arrives, a few flurries will be possible late Saturday night into Sunday morning.
Looking ahead, AccuWeather.com meteorologists continue to track a storm that will affect part of the West into the weekend. During next week, that storm may try to take a northward turn after affecting the South with rain. Travel disruptions are possible depending on the track of that storm, which may not be just rain everywhere in the East.
The coldest air of the winter is gripping much of the eastern United States and will feature single-digit and sub-zero temperatures in the Northeast through the Valentine's Day weekend.
The dangerous cold gripping the eastern United States will set the stage for a significant snow and ice storm to unfold from Tennessee and Georgia to Maine Presidents Day into Tuesday.
A storm will track across portions of the midwestern United States into Sunday night bringing a batch of snow and ice.
A multi-vehicle accident involving more than 50 vehicles occurred amid snow showers and brutal cold and led to the shutdown of Interstate 78 in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, Saturday morning.
Voters heading out to the polls on Saturday, Feb. 20, can expect mild weather and dry conditions for the next step in the 2016 Presidential Election.
Heavy rain will raise the risk of flooding across more than a dozen states from the Southeast on Presidents Day to the East Coast on Tuesday.
New England (1940)
Valentine Day blizzard southern New England: 10-18 in. of snow along with gale winds.
Roofs collapse: Since noon, Feb. 13th, roofs collapsed at Police Building in Sparta, a tennis court northwest of Grand Rapids, and a bowling alley in Grand Haven due to weight of snow. In western Michigan this is one of the heaviest snow packs in the past 3 decades. Also in the Alpena area, a roof at the Air National Guard Base at Phelps Collins Airport collapsed.
Minneapolis, MN (1993)
Temperature 11.5 degrees above normal so far in February.