Posted by Jeremy Reiner
The cold has taken hold and it looks as though it is here for a few weeks! That's right, I'm calling it now---winter will start fast this year across the northeast. We've already seen a few hefty arctic outbreaks this late fall season & we have one upon us now and an even bigger one slated for the end of the weekend and much of next week for Thanksgiving.
The good news with this arctic air is its full of sunshine. Today & tomorrow will offer up a healthy dose of sunshine both days. Despite the sun shining, that arctic air will not be denied so temps are below normal---low 40s today & upper 40s tomorrow (normal high is 50). By Friday, clouds enter the picture--as well as our sky. The clouds won't put a dent in those temps as we finish up near 50 by afternoon.
By Saturday the clouds are still with us & I do think we see some rain showers early in the day that linger into the afternoon hours. This is an arctic front moving through the region and that front will shove the clouds & rain offshore by late day it will also shove our "near normal" temps out to sea. Plan on windy & cold weather for Saturday & Sunday. Some leftover moisture in the air will likely result in clouds & some snow showers early Sunday morning but sunshine for much of Sunday itself. As for that Pats-Broncos game, clear, windy & cold with kickoff temps near 30 (wind chill temps in the teens). Brrr