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Cold, Wind to Blast the East on Friday

Recent temps in the 60s will soon be erased by highs in the upper 30s to low 50s
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013

Temperatures in the East will slide downhill into Friday and the chill will hang around this weekend.

After a front brings clouds and a few hours of rain to the Atlantic Seaboard and Appalachians on Thursday, blustery and colder conditions are in store for the region Friday.

Recent temperatures in the 60s will soon be erased by highs in the upper 30s, 40s and low 50s.

Winds will not be quite as strong as last week's damaging gusts, but west to northwest blusters will average 15 to 30 mph with gusts around 40 mph in most areas.

Power outages and downed trees are not expected, but there may be some minor flight delays due to crosswinds. Fallen leaves will be scattered and blown about the neighborhoods.

When combined with air temperatures, wind and other atmospheric conditions, RealFeel® temperatures will be in the 20s and lower 30s at times.



The air will be cold enough to produce a few bands of lake-effect snow or mixed rain and snow downwind of lakes Erie, Huron and Ontario.

Over the weekend, the wind is forecast to ease a bit but will be far from silent. Folks spending time outdoors at football games or doing yard work will want to layer their clothes.

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By the book, the air coming in Friday into Sunday is not quite as cold as last weekend's chill.

However, a reinforcing push of cold air is likely to follow next week that could set new seasonal marks for cold so far.

The waves of chilly weather may coincide with a couple of storms near and just beyond the middle of the month to bring scattered areas of snow and a wintry mix to part of the region, before warmth begins to build and expand northward in the eastern part of the nation late in the month.

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hazel

Well every one knows it's that time of year so what's the news.....

November 07 2013 at 2:02 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
ktz1017

OMG it already hit here in Wisconsin....where is our news story?????

November 07 2013 at 1:49 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
aberdoink

hmmm well this is global climate change for real I can remember when it used to cold and wintery first hard freeze October 11th the spring breakup in april and temps in the northern lower 48 in the minus 30 to 50 below how times change.

November 07 2013 at 1:01 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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comment814

lol, yeah, you got that 'global garbage' in your head alright, if you had been around for 1,000 years , id agree, but i guess you think its all about you, lol, get a grip! weather is not the same every year, and its not on any schedule, at least not YOUR schedule! LOL!

November 07 2013 at 4:48 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
comment814

lol

November 07 2013 at 4:50 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
ohogwash

just had two floridians staying here for a week in NJ .... 60 degrees and they were bundled up. They heard it would be in the 30's and left town today ... now i wish the weatherman made this announcement 3 days ago :-)

November 07 2013 at 12:34 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
jbjg24m

thought this was about a weather report not a political report

November 07 2013 at 12:10 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Roland Beaudoin

OH NO NO NO KingBrian I see you have never met the "Furnace Faced Wonder Lincoln chafee" idiot in chief of Rhode Island

November 07 2013 at 11:35 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
kpamesa

"Cold" snap? Temps in the 40's and 50's is NOT a "cold" snap....a cool down, yes, but NOT a "cold" snap. That is unless your from the "northeast" where the politicians let off so much hot air that they raise the normal temps so much that 40's and 50's seem cold.

November 07 2013 at 10:42 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
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KingBrian

As if politicians anywhere else aren't full of hot air as well, the Northeast is no better or worse than any other region in that regard.

November 07 2013 at 10:54 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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