Another average December day is in the cards today, before a warming trend takes over.
Clouds march in, with a light shower possible.
Temperatures will drop below freezing for most of the area again tonight, but recover into the mid 40s once again Sunday.
The next several days look quite conducive to last-minute holiday planning.
Temperatures return to near- and above-normal readings, and that may last through much of next week.
The snow could slow things down some and cause a few slick spots leading up to the afternoon commute.
Those are snowy fields along the northern shore of Lake Pontchartrain.
Nearly every ski hill in the Mid-Atlantic region will be open for business this weekend.
Stay snow-aware when considering your end time for work this afternoon.
Cold air has reestablished itself and maintains a strong grip through Friday.