A mainly cloudy and cold day lined up for our 1st day of November. After an October that finished roughly 8 degrees above average… we’ll actually start the new month below average.
Clouds advanced in before sunrise, and will likely be with us through the day on Wednesday. After a cold start with widespread morning lows in the upper 20s to low 30s… the clouds will help lock in the cold air today. As a result, afternoon highs in the upper 40s to around 50° are the best we’ll do in most places. That’s quite a change from our recent weather patterns.
In addition, a few spotty light showers or drizzle are possible this afternoon, especially in the northern parts of the valley and Catskills. The clouds will be with us through the night, as well as the threat of an isolated rain shower. But winds will shift out of the SE overnight, and that means moderating temperatures on Thursday.
On Thursday and Friday, under a mix of clouds and sunshine… and a strong southerly flow. We’ll see afternoon highs push into the upper 60s and possibly even reach 70°! That’s a very big warmup in the wake of the warm front passing through.
So if we get through this cold and raw Wednesday… the final two days of the work week look great!