The National Weather Service expects a 50 percent chance of rain during the day Thursday, with a high temperature around 59 degrees.
Temperatures Wednesday were in the mid-20s, with a nighttime low of 14, as the recent cold snap continued.
John F. Kennedy Airport recorded a low of 7 degrees, breaking a record of 9 degrees set in 1968.
Potential for a light accumulating snowfall Wednesday night into Thursday night is increasing. A real warm up finally moves into the area this weekend as temperatures climb above freezing for the first time in two weeks. Wind chills will make it feel like about 8 to 13 degrees.More news: My relation with Kim Jong-un is very good: Donald Trump
A National Weather Service wind chill advisory was issued for Lawrence County and surrounding areas Tuesday morning.
Snow levels are expected to stay high.
Sunday night: Cloudy skies. On Friday tempertures are forecasted to be 12 degrees for the high and dropping to a low of zero. New Yorkers can also file a heat-related complaint for non-residential buildings including senior centers, drug treatment facilities, private schools, daycares and government buildings.
And that's the regular air temperature, folks - the worse news comes with the wind-chill.More news: Liverpool vehicle park blaze to cost motor insurers £20mn: ABI
"It's only been colder than 2 degrees on nine separate days", Blacksburg National Weather Service Meteorologist Patrick Wilson said, looking at the historical records.
Warming shelters were opened across the South as freeze watches and warnings blanketed the region, including hard freeze warnings for much of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. Sheriff's officials in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, said a 27-year-old woman whose body was found Monday evening on the shore of Lake Winnebago likely died of exposure.
As the arctic high settles over the area Sunday night and into Monday, sub-zero wind- chill temperature are possible over the northern third of the state with single digit readings for most of central Arkansas.
Making the most of the South's bitter cold snap, the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro offered discounted tickets for those willing to fearless the cold to see polar bears frolic in their kind of weather, along with Arctic foxes and elk.More news: Barry Bennell abused boys in remote 'haunted house', court told