While a storm brought rain and snow to the New York City area and a large part of the Northeast Tuesday, conditions are forecast by AccuWeather.com to be dry and chilly Wednesday evening at Rockefeller Center®.
Even though there will not be any natural snow on the ground in Manhattan, it will feel like the holiday season in New York on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012.
Under a clear to partly cloudy sky, temperatures will fall through the 30s during the festivities.
A west to northwest breeze will funnel through the streets at 10 to 15 mph and will pack a bite. The avenues, which run north-northeast to south-southwest will offer some shelter.
This photo of the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center, Manhattan, N.Y., was taken on Jan. 1, 2007, by flickr user thethingsitdoes.
AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures will be in the 20s during the evening.
This year's Christmas tree is being adorned with energy-savvy LED lights and a Swarovski Star on the top.
As crowds begin to gather Wednesday afternoon, streets in the area will be closed to traffic by the NYPD.
According to the Associated Press the lights are scheduled to be turned on just prior to 9:00 p.m. EST.
As the 2015 college football season gets underway, summertime warmth could lead to uncomfortable games across the Ohio Valley and South while storms roll across the Southeast and Upper Midwest.
Unsettled weather for the extended Labor Day weekend will be across the Southeast, Upper Midwest, northern Rockies and the Four Corners.
Tropical Storm Kevin is several hundred miles southwest of Mexico.
A stormy weather pattern will prevail through September across much of southern South America.
While lulls in tropical activity in the Atlantic will continue, a rapid end to the hurricane season in September does not always occur during an El Niño.
Heat will be erased by an autumnlike air mass across parts of northern Europe.
Long Island NY (1821)
Long Island hurricane of 1821 struck western Long Island. The storm affected a densely populated area where weather observers were common.
Tampa, FL (1935)
The "Labor Day" hurricane hit Tampa, killing 400 people. Earlier, this intense storm had a center barometric pressure of 26.35 inches - the lowest recorded sea level pressure in the Western Hemisphere.
Denver, CO (1961)
Earliest snow on record; a total of 4.2 inches. A great storm raged at high elevations with 2-3 feet of snow closing roads on Labor Day weekend.