Yesterday's wet weather saw periods of moderate to heavy rain will invade the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas. While the rain was falling, windsgusted up to 45 mph at times as strong winds from the mid-levels of the atmosphere mix down to the surface.
Conditions have calmed down considerably for this weekend. High pressure will gradually build into the region tonight with clearing skies and winds from the northwest decreasing to 5 to 15 mph. Temperatures will fall into the upper 20's to mid 30's for lows tonight as a Polar/Pacific air mass builds into the east coast.
High pressure will be in control for the most part from Saturday on through Tuesday with tranquil weather conditions. Very weak cold fronts will pass through from time to time with isolated showers possible through the forecast period, but most locations will remain dry. Temperatures will range from the mid 20's to mid 30's for lows and lower 40's to lower 50's for highs, which will remain above normal for this time of year.
A cold front will move through the region on Wednesday with scattered showers followed by tranquil conditions to end the week. The cold front will introduce a slightly cooler air mass, but temperatures will remain mild for the rest of the end of next week. Temperatures will range from the upper 20's to upper 30's for lows and mid 40's to mid 50's for highs with the warmest conditions along the coast.