High pressure extending from the Gulf of Maine down through the Southeast will remain in control over the New York City and Philadelphia metropolitan areas through this week and into the weekend.
An area of low pressure over the South Carolina coastal waters will continue to drift to the east and remain over the Atlantic, keeping the associated precipitation off the coast. However, some high clouds will linger over the New York City and Philadelphia metropolitan areas, especially along the coast. Winds will be from the northeast and north today at 5 to 10 mph. Temperatures will rise into the upper 40s to lower 50s over the interior and lower to mid 50s along the coast for highs this afternoon.
High pressure will remain in control tonight on through Friday with excellent weather conditions expected. Winds will remain light and variable with scattered cloud cover through the period. Temperatures will average above normal throughout the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas as well. Temperatures tonight through tomorrow will range from the upper 20s to lower 30s over the interior and mid to upper 30s along the coast for lows and upper 40's to lower 50s over the interior and mid 50's along the coast for highs. By Thanksgiving and Friday, temperatures will be well above normal with lows in the upper 30s to lower 40s and highs in the mid to upper 50s.
A cold front will move through on Saturday with an isolated shower possible and a shift to much colder weather with temperatures returning to near normal levels for next weekend. Temperatures will range from lower to mid 30s for lows and mid to upper 40s for highs.