Hotz said the cold weather will continue at the beginning of next week, and the area could see some snow showers.
On Saturday and Sunday, temperatures will "struggle to get above the freezing mark", said Jeffrey Tongue, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service.
While the NWS hasn't issued any winter storm watches or warnings at this time, Ohio County is under a Freeze Warning from 10 p.m. Friday night until 8 a.m. Saturday morning.
Thursday night holds a 70 percent chance of snow with an additional two inches possible. There should be little to no accumulation expected because temperatures are expected to reach the mid-40s.
Because it has been so warm, the snow will mainly stick to grassy surfaces and sidewalks.
The "most likely" map has 4 inches across southwest CT and up to 7 inches in the "potential for this much" scenario.
Sustained winds on Saturday will stick around 15 to 25 miles per hour, said Matt Hammer, meteorologist with News 12 Long Island.
"Normal would be highs around 44 and lows around 28". The snow will result in reduced visibility.
As for Tuesday's impending storm, it's possible that we could see at least a foot of snow, Storm Team 4 says.
Yesterday there was a balmy high of 61 degrees in the Big Apple but this morning New Yorkers woke up to snow flurries which are expected to last until this afternoon.
A brutal cold has moved in along with powerful wind gusts that'll make for a painfully frigid weekend - leading up to a potential major storm next week. The Trenton area is projected to get 3 inches, with 2 inches accumulating in Burlington and Ocean.
Winds: 10 to 20 miles per hour.
Sunny skies will return on Saturday, with a high near 24.
As round 2 is exiting the East Coast, this next system will be wringing out more snow in the northern Plains Sunday. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Monday, this snow could spread into the Great Lakes, and then into parts of the Northeast by Tuesday.