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Clouds streaming into the area this afternoon and they will remain overhead tonight leading to mostly cloudy skies.
After a rough start to the holiday weekend, things have really mellowed out and the current weather charts show a lack of any strong or well-organized systems within the lower 48.
High pressure will continue to control our weather pattern through the start of the weekend. It will build into New England overnight and promote a clear and chilly night for us with a big temperature range across the region.
Active weather associated with a vigorous area of low pressure has raced across the mid-west and portions of the Great Lakes and will continue to do so throughout Sunday evening.
We bottomed out in the mid 20s early Wednesday morning, but it felt more like the mid teens once you factored in the wind chill! We will be unseasonably chilly with highs only reaching into the mid 40s. This weather is more typical of what you would expect in January rather than in early/mid November.
As one system departs, another more potent gears up to dig in! This next system will swiftly move eastward across the country ushering in some of the coldest air of the season so far!
Well, I have officially thrown in the towel on the big storm idea for the middle of next week. The European model has trended over the past few runs to push any low that forms out to sea before it has a chance to make it far enough north to have any impact on our weather.
We maxed out Sunday around 56 degrees at the airport… that’s much cooler than our high on Saturday of 68 degrees. Cooler air has moved in and it is only going to continue to get chillier!
The month of November got off to a mild and wild start Friday as a squall line of brief heavy rain and strong wind crossed the area in advance of a cold front. Despite the passage of that front, the temperature Saturday has been running above average with highs in a lot of spots topping out in the upper 60s. But things are about to change.
Radar shows scattered showers and drizzle across the Delmarva into Maryland. They are heaviest and most numerous across southern portions and will be lingering around through the morning hours.
A weak, broad surface low is currently positioned in the western Atlantic to the east of the Va./N.C. coast Saturday morning. That will provide us with occasional chances for light rain and/or drizzle throughout the day.