Cold Friday ahead of a warmup for the weekend and Christmas

News 12 Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Sam Augeri says Friday will be the coldest day of the week, but Christmas will see high temperatures near 50 degrees.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
-Happy Winter! The season started Thursday at 10:27 PM.
-Dry through Christmas with temperatures warming up a little bit.
-Next storm arrives after Christmas with showers and mild temperatures late Tuesday into Wednesday.
OVERNIGHT: Clear and cold with diminishing northerly winds. Lows near 23 degrees. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
FRIDAY: Sunny and cold with highs near 38. Light north to southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
FRIDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy and cold with lows near 27 degrees.
SATURDAY: Mainly cloudy and not as chilly. Highs near 46 degrees. Cloudy with the slight chance of a passing shower at night with lows near 38.
SUNDAY: Partly sunny to mostly cloudy. Dry with more of a mild feel. Highs near 48 degrees. Lows near 36.
MONDAY: Christmas Day. Mostly sunny and nice with highs near 50. Lows near 39
TUESDAY: Mostly cloudy with rain showers developing late in the day. Highs near 51. Cloudy with periods of rain at night. Lows near 39.
WEDNESDAY: Cloudy with rain in the morning, tapering off to showers in the afternoon. Highs near 53. Lows near 40