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Nor'easter will impact East Coast Thanksgiving travel

An active weather pattern is shaping up across the eastern U.S., with a nor'easter developing off the Gulf Coast on Tuesday and moving up the East Coast Tuesday night through early Thursday. The storm will bring precipitation up and down the coast, mostly in the form of rain along coastal areas, with snow expected farther inland. This will likely impact those with Thanksgiving travel plans on Wed.
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7 Day Forecast

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Tonight

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 37 °F

Wednesday

Snow/Sleet Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow/Sleet

High: 41 °FFalling Temperatures

Wednesday
Night

Snow/Sleet Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Snow/Sleet

Low: 29 °F

Thanksgiving
Day

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Rain/Snow

High: 38 °F

Thursday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 24 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 36 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 21 °F

Saturday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 40 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. West wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
  • Wednesday Rain before 10am, then rain and snow between 10am and 5pm, then rain, snow, and sleet after 5pm. Temperature falling to around 33 by 4pm. North wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Wednesday Night Rain, snow, and sleet before 1am, then a chance of snow. Low around 29. Blustery, with a north wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.
  • Thanksgiving Day A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 2pm, then a chance of rain showers between 2pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • Thursday Night A slight chance of snow showers before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
  • Sunday Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
  • Monday A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.