Dry, seasonably cool weather will kick off the week of Thanksgiving throughout the Washington, D.C. - northern Virginia area.
High pressure over the Northeast will stave off a southern Atlantic storm, allowing some clouds but not rain.
Sunday night, temperatures settle near-normal levels, lows being mostly 35 to 40 degrees. But it will be frosty by daybreak in clearer areas well north and west.
Likewise, readings Monday will end up about where they should, with highs not far from 55 degrees, helped by sunny intervals.
As for Thanksgiving Day, it looks as if the dry weather will hang on at least that long.
There were storms along the flight path, AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist Dave Samuhel said.
While lacking across a large part of the United States on Christmas Day, arctic air is set to make a comeback during the final days of 2014.
Ski areas will welcome the fresh power that will blanket mountains from the Alps and Apennines into the Balkans.
A storm will spread rain and disruptive snow across southeast Europe Sunday into Monday.
As snow winds down over the Central states during the weekend between Christmas and New Year's Day, a new storm will ramp up over the Northwest and will lead to travel disruptions.
There is the risk of flooding from Louisiana to Alabama this weekend, while rain may lead to travel delays in a large part of the South and spotty rain and snow reach the Northeast.
Coldest December morning in Iowa: 104 stations averaged -24.6 degrees.
Port Scott, KS (1954)
26" of snow, greatest 24 hour.
Gulf Coast (1982)
End of 4 days (25th-28th) of heavy rain (as much as 20" in some areas). Flooding from Beaumont, TX to Lake Charles, LA.