The good news is that the temperatures will rise in the coming days, but the bad news is that rain will move in, Hoffman added.
Across eastern Nebraska and western Iowa, 1 to 4 inches of snow is forecast.
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Temperatures will also plunge, with lows of -2C leading to a widespread frost and icy stretches on the roads. However, persistent or heavy rain will spread from the west through the late afternoon and evening with fresh to strong, gusty west to northwest winds.
The National Weather Service predicts potential scattered snow showers in areas north of the Massachusetts Turnpike late Friday night.
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SUNDAY: Rain showers to a wintry mix will be possible, with a high temperature of 45 degrees. Overall though, even if that does occur, it shouldn't be too big of a deal.
The speed of falling temperatures and redevelopment of rainfall Sunday morning could prompt changes in the forecast, Smith said. South of Youngstown will likely have light rain at times. Winds will crank up Sunday with gusts to near 30 miles per hour possible. This afternoon should be cool and pleasant with highs reaching the upper 40s and low 50s. Thus, the chance of a few showers at 30% for Monday, and up to 50% now, for Mardi Gras.
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McConnell reiterated his promise to allow an open debate on immigration legislation "that will be fair to all sides". The bill removes automatic spending cuts - known as sequestration caps - for both defense and nondefense programs.
According to the National Weather Service, today will be cloudy with a high temperature of 37 degrees.
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