White Christmas eve in the forecast

12 Latest Forecast Snow To Continue Falling All Morning

The temperature was expected to fall to around 12 degrees by 5 p.m., pushing the "coldest air of the season" into the area with wind chills dropping to 5 degrees below zero and wind gusts as high as 30 miles per hour. Most of us will see about a half inch to an inch of snow. It was the first white Christmas on record for northeastern Florida to North Carolina-and traffic accidents on icy roads caused several fatalities.

Before the cold returns, we'll have our Christmas Eve disturbance to deal with.

If you can set your pre-Christmas travel, do it on Sunday. Stay tuned for details on the potential Christmas snow this weekend as lot can change before now and Monday.

We'll be dry for most of Tuesday but a weak system moving in from the south will bring a rain/snow mix Tuesday night and early Wednesday before transitioning to all rain. Snow accumulations of less than 1 inch and ice accumulations of less than 1/10 of an inch are forecast.


Snow fell throughout the Chicago area for much of Christmas Eve, prompting a winter weather advisory from the weather service. A Wind Advisory will be in effect for all of the Bay State from 1pm - 7pm, for wind 20-30mph with gusts to 50mph possible.

The Christmas Day temperature is expected to be a high of 22 degrees, with a low of 6 at night. Once they reach the lower levels of the atmosphere and the ground, which are both below 32 degrees, a layer of ice forms. An Arctic cold front had blasted cold air to the area, making it the ideal environment for a snowstorm.

"The normal temperatures for this time of year are in the low 40s, so this isn't really unusual weather", said National Weather Service meteorologist Melissa Di Spigna.

In Cook, DuPage and Kane counties, total snowfall ranged from 1 to 3 inches, the weather service said.

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