Say So Long To Sub-Zero Wind Chills, Yonkers, As Warming Trend Starts

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With temperatures rising dramatically Saturday, melting ice could cause urban flooding and possible river flooding as well as ice jam flooding along local rivers. Photo Credit: Danny LoPriore

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. – After days of record-breaking and dangerous cold temperatures, the Polar vortex has finally receded north and a gradual warming trend is now under way in Westchester.

After a chance of mixed precipitation Friday morning up until 11 a.m., the rest of the day will be cloudy with a 60 percent chance of rain and a high between 37 and 40 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

Then comes the real warmup.

The outlook for Saturday calls for rain in the afternoon and highs between 53 and 55 degrees.

With temperatures rising dramatically, melting ice could cause urban flooding and possible river flooding as well as ice jam flooding along local rivers, according to the National Weather Service.

It will remain cloudy on Sunday with a chance of showers and a high between 46 and 48.

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