Raphael Miranda's forecast for Saturday, March 8.
After a long, brutal winter, the New York area will experience mild weather this weekend, with temps reaching the high 50s, before the clocks move forward an hour.
Saturday was mostly sunny, with a high of 57 degrees, which is 10 degrees above average for this time of year. By contrast, it has been around 10 degrees below average for most of March, and Saturday is expected to be the warmest day since February 23.
The clocks will move forward an hour at 2 a.m. Sunday as daylight saving time begins.
There will be a slight dip in temps Sunday, with a high of 42 expected, before it warms up again into the high 40s and low 50s for the beginning of the work week.
There is a potential storm on the horizon later in the week, on Wednesday and Thursday.
Your extended forecast:
SATURDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy and chilly with a few rain/snow showers. Breezy.
LOW: 31 Avg. low: 33
SUNDAY: Becoming mostly sunny, breezy and cool.
MONDAY: Partly sunny and milder.
TUESDAY: Partly sunny and mild
WEDNESDAY: Rain/wintry mix late.
THURSDAY: Wintry mix possible
FRIDAY: Mostly sunny and chilly