Forecast calls for freezing weather

Jodi Kodesh's AM Forecast for

The record high for Bridgeport is 55 degrees, set past year in 2017.

We will have two waves of precipitation - the first Friday and the second late Friday night and the first part of Saturday.

The combination of very mild temperatures and some torrential downpours will cause widespread urban/street flooding. Also, there is the potential for river ice jams that could cause minor low-lying flooding along area rivers in areas that typically get flooding in the spring.

Saturday: Heavy snow, maybe some freezing rain. The record high for the month was set on January 29, 2013, when the temperature reached 63 degrees.

Heavy rain is moving through the Worcester area and a flood warning has been issued until Saturday morning. The low will be about 8 degrees with the chance for more snow at about 50 percent.


As the rain falls Friday evening, temperatures will remain in the 50s. Even if there isn't any precipitation, any standing water will freeze solid later on Saturday.

Any standing water in the parking lots or on the roads early in the day will have turned to ice. Temperatures stay well below freezing through the weekend, with highs only in the low to mid 20s. The low will be about 7 degrees but temperatures will rise to about 19 degrees by 5 a.m. on Saturday.

It looks like the cold weather is back once again. While not almost as harsh as our last cold outbreak, we are likely in for another stretch of several days below freezing (Sunday into next week).

Questions or assistance with flooding on smaller streams or urban drainage problems can be called in to 206-477-4811 during business hours, or 206-477-8100 after hours or on weekends. A record high is likely along the coast (current record in Portsmouth is 56).

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