NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The combination of rain and freezing temperatures could make for an icy commute Friday morning.
The CBS2 Weather Team announced a red Alert Day for Friday. A winter weather advisory has also been issued for the northwest suburbs from 1 am to 7 pm
Rain will fall off and on throughout the day, with highs in the 40s.
Rain will change over to freezing rain north and west overnight into the early morning. It will change in the city closer to the morning commute.
The freezing rain could even turn to sleep and snow Friday morning and into the afternoon. Things are expected to taper off in the late afternoon and early evening.
Dangerous travel conditions will be likely, especially off the northwestern suburbs. We may also hear about ice covered power lines and tree branches causing outages.
It will feel much colder, with feels-like temperatures falling into the teens and single digits. There could also be sub-zero wind chills well north and west.
Saturday will be sunny, but still cold and breezy. Highs will be in the upper 20s, but feel like the teens.