What to Know
- The first cold, freezing conditions of the season seen in parts of the tri-state area are sticking around for a bit longer, making it feel more like winter than fall weather.
- Portions of the tri-state woke up once again to low temperatures as well frost in some areas on Thursday.
- There will likely be a repeat dip to the 30s Friday morning.
The first cold, freezing conditions of the season seen in parts of the tri-state area are sticking around for a bit longer, making it feel more like winter than fall weather.
Expect temperatures to dive back down into the 30s for most of the tri-state through sunrise Friday — and once again down into the 20s for some parts. Another morning of frost should be expected as well. Frost advisories remain in place for parts of the region.
Sunny skies will break through later into the morning, however, and should warm up to around 50 degrees. The cycle repeats itself again heading into Saturday, as cold settles in overnight before warming back up during the day, possibly a little warmer than Friday.
That comes after the first spell of cold weather the region has seen since the spring. Central Park dipped early Thursday morning into the 30s for the first time this season -- the coldest the city has been since April 23.
A freeze occurred across a number of New Jersey counties Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service, effectively ending the growing season.
While it is expected that the weather will remain mainly dry through the early weekend, Storm Team 4 is watching this weekend closely as a significant storm develops off the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic coasts. However, the offshore low pressure system will stay well off shore, posing no real threat of rain for the New York City Marathon scheduled for Sunday.
There is good news on the horizon, though, as this cold pattern will not last too long. There is a warming trend next week with a return to normal November temperatures. High pressure sliding to the south will prompt highs to climb about 5 degrees above the average for mid-November, and send temperatures into the low 60s for much of next week.