Freezing temperatures, possible wintry mix set for this week

The National Weather Service called for a cold front to enter our area overnight as temperatures dipped below freezing and could continue to do so over the next three to four nights.

Today’s and Wednesday’s highs should reach only the upper 30s while overnight lows will fall into the low 30s and even as low as the upper 20s on Friday night.

There is a strong chance of rain today (74 percent), Wednesday (89 percent) and Thursday (99 percent) with an outside chance of some wintry mix (rain and freezing rain) early Wednesday morning.

Readers are encouraged to monitor the forecast closely over the next week.

This is a reminder to take precautions when it comes to water pipes and pets. Also please check on elderly neighbors or family members during this week.