The latest Storm Tracker Forecast from meteorologist Steve Caporizzo:

GOOD NEWS for a change…..

Winter Officially started today-Shortest daylight of the year. 9hrs and 2 min….

Starting tomorrow-the daylight will be increasing !

The Latest on the HIGH Impact Storm-actually arrives Later Thursday afternoon….

Will be Wild with wind/rain/then a Flash Freeze.

Need to be very careful if you have travel plans Friday evening.

Latest Surface Maps….

High Pressure moves off the coast tonight with clouds increasing.

Major Storm will move in to the mid West Tomorrow…and hook up with some moisture riding up the East Coast.

Precip will start as a Mix Later Thu afternoon-followed by winds and rains…ending as snow on Friday.

FUTURECAST

Area of moisture moves northward on Thursday as a powerful storm moves in to the Mid-west. Initially snow/Mix changing to rain. On Friday-the storm tracks west of us…winds/heavy rain/mild…followed by the Arctic Front with a quick changeover to snow and rapidly falling temps-everything freezes up

Here is what we are expecting for potential Wind gusts and rainfall from this storm.

Remember a Flood Watch is in effect for all areas.

Potential for scattered power outages for the Higher elevations.

TONIGHT: Increasing Clouds….chilly.

THURSDAY: Cloudy…late afternoon, 4-6pm…A mix of snow/rain developing-light accumulations-esp in the higher spots and north before a changeover at night.

Here are the Potential Wind Gusts as the storm blows through on Friday.

7 and 10 Day Forecast

A Wild ride for the next 48 hours.

Watch for a mix late tomorrow-then the Big storm with rain/wind…then some snow Friday-

After that the Bottom falls out of the temperatures. Deep freeze through the Christmas weekend for sure.

Wind chills sub zero-By New Years-Warmer !