Tuesday's soaking, wind-driven rain will be replaced by drier weather on Wednesday, but it will be chilly.
Temperatures will be slow to rebound to the low 50s Wednesday afternoon after a near-record cold morning in Philadelphia.
"A noticeably cooler day is in store despite plenty of sunshine on Wednesday," Senior Meteorologist Carl Erickson said. "Northerly breezes will put an extra chill in the air."
AccuWeather RealFeel® temperatures will be in the upper 40s for much of Wednesday afternoon.
The winds will gradually taper off toward Wednesday evening, but a warm jacket or sweatshirt may come in handy.
The Phillies will battle the Braves at 7:05 p.m. at Citizens Bank Park Wednesday evening. If you are heading out to the game, expect a first pitch temperature of 49 F with an AccuWeather RealFeel® of 43 F.
Dry weather will prevail into Thursday and Friday as highs slowly rebound into the upper 50s.
There were storms along the flight path, AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Dave Samuhel said.
While lacking across a large part of the United States on Christmas Day, arctic air is set to make a comeback during the final days of 2014.
Ski areas will welcome the fresh power that will blanket mountains from the Alps and Apennines into the Balkans.
A storm will spread rain and disruptive snow across southeast Europe into Monday.
As snow winds down over the Central states during the weekend between Christmas and New Year's Day, a new storm will ramp up over the Northwest and will lead to travel disruptions.
There is the risk of flooding from Louisiana to Alabama this weekend, while rain may lead to travel delays in a large part of the South and spotty rain and snow reach the Northeast.
New England (1839)
Third of Triple snowstorms - 24" of snow in Hartford; Worcester pressure: 28.77"; Boston - whole gales swept coast - studied by Redfield & Espy.
Coldest December morning in Iowa: 104 stations averaged -24.6 degrees.
Port Scott, KS (1954)
26" of snow, greatest 24 hour.