Tonight: Skies will continue to be clear and winds will be from the north around 5 mile per hour. A hard freeze warning is in place for overnight lows in the lower 20s and teens in northern areas. Wind chills will only be a few degrees below the actual temperature. 

Christmas Day: Sunny skies with afternoon highs a touch warmer in the mid 40s. Winds will be breezy from the north between 5 and 10 miles per hour. Another hard freeze is expected Sunday night as lows will drop into the low-to-mid 20s.  

Make sure to protect the four P’s: People, pets, plants, and pipes. If proper precautions are not taken, pipes may burst, animals can suffer or die, and people can get hypothermia.   

Next Week: Gradual warming will occur during next week towards New Years with temperatures above average in the 70s. There is the potential for early morning fog development Thursday and Friday. Showers and thunderstorms will begin to form over the area during the back half of the week.