Skies are clear early on this Thanksgiving morning and temperatures are unseasonably cold with readings ranging from the upper teens in Clifton down to around 10 at High Point, winds are gusty out of the northwest. Wind chill values are in the single digits.
Arctic high pressure will build down from Canada and give us a windy and unseasonably cold Thanksgiving despite plenty of sunshine, high temperatures will only reach the 20s and with gusty winds it will feel much colder.
Winds will diminish tonight and with clear skies temperatures are likely to drop to near 10 in Clifton down to the single digits inland. During the day on Friday it still will be quite cold with highs only around freezing however the winds will stay light and there will again be plenty of sunshine.
Much milder on Saturday but a low pressure will cause some rain mainly from late afternoon through the night with 1 to 1 1/2 inches expected.
Sunday may turn out to be a very nice day with skies becoming mostly sunny and highs in the mid to upper 50s.
Another disturbance may cause some more rain on Monday, temperatures will continue to be mild.
Tuesday and Wednesday will be colder and windy with slight chance of an occasional snow or rain shower on Tuesday.
TODAY – NOV 22 – Sunny, breezy and unseasonably cold, high only in the upper 20s.
TONIGHT – Clear, low around 10.
FRIDAY – NOV 23 – Sunny, high near 30.
SATURDAY – NOV 24 – Becoming cloudy and much milder with rain developing mainly after 3 p.m., high near 50.
SUNDAY – NOV 25 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 50s.
MONDAY – NOV 26 – Cloudy with rain developing by the afternoon, high near 50.
TUESDAY – NOV 27 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of a rain or snow shower, high in the mid 40s.
WEDNESDAY – NOV 28 – Partly sunny, high in the low 40s.
MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 10 p.m. for northerly winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 3-6 feet.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected on Friday; small craft advisories expected on Saturday; advisories still possible during the day on Sunday for higher seas; advisories likely Sunday night into Monday.