Tri-state residents can leave their winter weather gear at home, but take along an umbrella, as a stretch of warm weather and showers hit the area.
A surge of the jet stream in the north allows warmer air to pile into the tri-state, and temperatures will be in the 50s Saturday, with an expected high of 58 on Sunday. Showers are also expected Sunday.
Meteorologists say the average high for this time of year is 38 degrees, with a low of 26.
The January thaw will continue through the week, but by Friday the high temperatures dip below 40 degrees again.
Meteorologists say there is a chance for significantly colder weather by the end of the month, possibly by the end of next week.
The lack of the usual January chill has been embraced by some residents -- but not all.