Thursday Overview: Cooler and drier air arrives

After a cold front passed through with some showers and thunderstorms on Wednesday evening, another cooler and drier airmass has settled into the area. Temperatures are in the 50s and lower  60s over the region early this morning. High pressure will provide beautiful weather, with mostly sunny skies today. Temperatures will only reach the lower or middle 70s this afternoon over the region. Which is big refreshing, difference from yesterday 90 degree heat. These temperatures are also slightly below normal for mid-September.

Mostly clear skies and calm winds, will lead to more radiational cooling tonight. Temperatures may get down to 50s and some 40s over much of the region. Closer to New York City, low temperatures may be closer to 60. You may want to wear a light jacket or sweater headed to work or school tomorrow morning. Friday and Friday night will be similar to today and tonight, with high pressure remaining in control. Some other highlights over next several days.

  • A gradual warming trend begins this weekend with temperatures reaching the upper 70s or 80s.
  • High pressure remains in control with more sunshine and dry weather on Saturday.
  • A cold front approaches the region, will likely trigger some showers and thunderstorms on Sunday

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