Thanksgiving forecast looks cool, storm

Posted November 21, 2017

THANKSGIVING: A cold start to the morning on Thanksgiving.

Mostly sunny. Cool. Noon temps upper 50s. This will usher in mild air and should allow our high temperatures to climb back into the mid 50s. Winds shift from north in the morning to southeast in the afternoon at 0-5 miles per hour. Skies will remain mostly sunny.

Tuesday night, it will be clear with a low of 23, and a north northwest wind of 3 to 8 miles per hour, according to the weather service. Average highs are in the low 60s during the second half of November.

As the front clears, we cool down for Wednesday with mostly sunny skies and a brisk north breeze.

High pressure will prevail for today and Tuesday.

Thanksgiving weather forecast looking good in Philadelphia area

Thanksgiving Day will be mostly sunny with a high near 43 and a low around 29. Skies will be mostly sunny.

Black Friday enthusiasts can expect similar conditions on Friday as Thanksgiving Day. Highs will get to the upper 60s to low 70s.

Saturday is on track to be partly sunny with a high near 48 and a low of 34.

Weather across the nation looks to be relatively calm for the holiday week, with the best chances for rain on Wednesday and Thursday in the Pacific Northwest and the Florida peninsula. Another front will move in Sunday knocking the high back down to 53.

High blood pressure is redefined as 130, not 140: United States guidelines
The changes were announced at the American Heart Association's 2017 Scientific Sessions conference in Anaheim, California. But it increases the risk for heart disease and stroke, two of the leading causes of death in the U.S.