Black Friday is looking bleak for New Yorkers thinking about leaving home to shop — with rain and cold weather set to descend after a relatively dry and warm Thanksgiving, forecasters say.
Meteorologists had anticipated a possibly massive storm for the occasion week, yet Thanksgiving day is currently expected to be moderately clear and in the low-to-mid 50s, Accuweather senior meteorologist Alan Reppert said.
However, a front from the west will bring modest quantities of downpour and drop temps by 10 degrees over the course of the following day, Reppert said.
Rippert said the cold and downpour will extend right down to northern Florida.
People wanting to absorb the sun on Turkey Day should get out ahead of schedule, Rippert added, as overcast cover is normal in the last piece of Thursday.
Generally, New York City ought to expect about a quarter-inch of rain, he said.
Colder temperatures are normal early Friday, as indicated by the National Weather Service.
In the mean time, AAA predicts Thanksgiving travel will build 13% over the year before.
New York City is the third-most-famous US objective on the auto club’s list, behind Disney-focused Orlando, Fla., and Anaheim, Calif.
Not everyone ought to expect clear skies for the occasion showers on Thursday will cover a significant part of the Midwest, from western New York to parts of northern Texas, Rippert said. The Pacific northwest is likewise due for some rainfall.