Mother Nature will cooperate for the super blue blood moon Wednesday morning, though you might want to take a second to look down.

Following Tuesday’s two rounds of snow, icy spots will be present.

The combination of a wet ground, pockets of standing salt water from coastal flooding and low temperatures in the teens Wednesday morning means we will have to pay extra attention to what is below us.

Though we are at the highest tide of the moon cycle, the flooding will not be as widespread. Coastal flooding has two parts to it. First, is the moon phase. The second is the weather conditions. In the case Wednesday, we will have northwest winds, which will do a good job of pushing the higher ocean water out. Flood stage is only expected in southern Cape May County, and it will be minor.

After the morning rush, temperatures will rise above freezing, ending the icing threat. A near seasonable winter’s day will be upon us, with a high temperature in the upper 30s. There will be plenty of sunshine as well.

Temperatures bottom out to 32 degrees early Wednesday evening, rising throughout the night. Thursday, high temperatures will reach 50 degrees. This will not be a bad day! Morning sunshine will be replaced by afternoon clouds as our next system arrives.

Rain showers break out toward midnight Thursday. Precipitation will end during the Friday morning commute. As it pushes through, colder air will change rain over to snow. However, it will not be until this system wraps up that we will see any changeover. A first call of a scattered coating to an inch of snow is expected, and that could be generous.

Following the system, dry air will rush in immediately, brightening up our Friday. The heavy winter jacket will be needed Friday night.

Saturday offers chilly sunshine. Clouds will build in again as our attention turns to one or two wintry systems Sunday into Monday.

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