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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

Tonight

Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Rain

Low: 38 °F

Wednesday

Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Rain/Snow

High: 40 °FFalling Temperatures

Wednesday
Night

Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain/Snow
Likely

Low: 33 °F

Thanksgiving
Day

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Rain/Snow

High: 42 °F

Thursday
Night

Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Rain/Snow

Low: 27 °F

Friday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 39 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 29 °F

Saturday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 45 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Rain, mainly after 1am. Low around 38. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 8 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
  • Wednesday Rain before 11am, then rain and snow. Temperature falling to around 33 by 3pm. Northeast wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Wednesday Night Rain and snow likely before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 33. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Thanksgiving Day A chance of rain and snow showers, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Thursday Night A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 39.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
  • Sunday Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
  • Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.