High pressure will build into the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas today with scattered cloud cover and temperatures near normal. Temperatures will rise into the upper 30's to mid 40's for highs this afternoon. However, windy conditions can be expected from the west at 5 to 15 mph over the interior and 10 to 20 mph along the coast.
High pressure will move to the east of the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas tonight through tomorrow, leading to much warmer conditions invading the region. The warmer air aloft will lead to variable cloud cover tonight on through Wednesday, however temperatures will average well above normal. Temperatures will range from the upper 20's to mid 30's for lows and lower 50's to lower 60's for highs. That's right, lower 60's. So the next two days will feature more Spring like weather conditions than winter like. However, the enjoyable weather conditions won't last long.
A cold front will move through the region on Thursday with scattered showers and a return to near normal temperatures with highs in the mid to upper 40's. High pressure will be in control for Friday and Saturday with scattered to variable cloud cover. Temperatures for Friday and Saturday will range from the upper 20's to mid 30's for lows and upper 30's to upper 40's for highs.
An area of low pressure will bring rain and snow showers to the northern Mid Atlantic on Sunday. There is potential for a stronger storm, however there is significant volatility in the forecast for this period. Temperatures will remain near normal with lows in the mid 20's to lower 30's and highs in the mid 30's to mid 40's.