A cold rain is falling across the Cape Region, and a gale warning is in effect from 6 p.m. tonight through late Wednesday night.
The National Weather Service in Mount Holly, N.J., warns that winds are likely to rise after midnight, reaching as high as 20 to 30 mph, with gusts up to 50 mph. Anyone starting their holiday travel early should use caution on bridges and elevated roadways.
Temperatures are expected to rise overnight, and rains, heavy at times, are expected during the morning hours. Temperatures will fall during the day Wednesday, and rain showers, possibly mixing with snow are possible after midnight.