Weekend forecast: Lots of sun, warm Saturday, cooler Sunday

/ November 17, 2023 at 5:29 PM

Showers will depart overnight Friday, and we look to have a rather nice and warm Saturday ahead. We’ll start the day in the upper 50s and warm to the upper 70s in the afternoon with plenty of sunshine to be had. A cold front will then pass through Saturday evening with nary a whimper, just a gradual drop in dewpoints with temperatures to follow. We start Sunday in the low 50s — a few degrees warmer than recent forecasts — and warm to about 70° in the afternoon. Sunshine will once again be in abundance, and it’ll be another gorgeous (and more seasonally-appropriate) weather day.

Looking ahead: Showers will return to the forecast for the first half of Thanksgiving week with temperatures generally around or above mid-late November norms. From there, a strong cold front looks to sweep through, knocking temperatures down well below normal — thinks highs in the upper 50s to around 60° — just in time to make Thanksgiving Day feel like, well, Thanksgiving Day.

Tropics: Potential Tropical Cyclone 22 not likely to live up to its potential

Potential Tropical Cyclone Twenty-Two is increasingly looking like it won’t have a chance to develop into a tropical storm after all, but advisories are hanging on for the moment as it heads toward Cuba. There’s a 30% chance it could still become a tropical storm, but the odds are against it as conditions turn more unfavorable the further northeast it gets. Otherwise, the tropics are quiet — just the way we like it heading into Thanksgiving.

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