Chris Johnson's Forecast | Light snow maker on the way

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To further keep toasty on Christmas Day, do not forget to drink warm beverages and limit any time outdoors, the weather service said.

Through Saturday evening across the Coast - Rain at times with temperatures above 32 degrees. Use extra caution while traveling as roads may become slick.

There are actually three low-pressure centers to track; one moving to Ontario, another to western NY, and a new one forming east of New Jersey. Use extra caution traveling during the evening hours. An Arctic front moving over freshly fallen snow will deliver obscenely cold weather for the rest of the week.

The initial band of snow will likely develop across northwest OH and move northeast along the Lake Erie shoreline into northwest Pennsylvania.

But, we still need one inch of snow! The Metro's biggest Christmas Day snowfall was all the way back in 1941 - with 5.8 inches.

Wind will initially be from the northeast at 20 to 30 miles per hour, then as the low-pressure system intensifies rapidly northeast of Cape Cod, wind will rapidly reverse direction coming from the west gusting past 40 miles per hour especially near the shore.

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Here are some details on our holiday storm packed with heavy snow, all rain for some, and damaging wind gusts.

Cold conditions are expected to stick around, with temperatures remaining below freezing.

After that, the deep-freeze is the weather pattern to finish out 2017. In any given year, Omaha averages a Christmas snowfall just 33% of the time.

"It's going to be blustery maybe with a few flurries and a passing snow shower", Head said.

Just be ready to deal with the cold! Temperatures in the upper 30s to low 40s will feel more like the upper 20s to lower 30s during the day. We'll feel some of that impact on Christmas Day in the form of some gusty winds that will help to deliver the cold air for Christmas week.