Despite low temperatures earlier in the week, temperatures will rise a bit every day until highs near 75 F on Friday.
Temperatures jumped on Wednesday, getting close to 50 F, accompanied by mostly sunny skies. On Thursday, warmth returned to the city, providing some relief from the cold.
The weekend will turn colder as temperatures fall into the mid-30s by Sunday with the chance for a mix of wintry precipitation.
Headed into next week, the beginning of the week will bring some rain to the city.
Joaquin continues its journey across the northern Atlantic toward Europe, where it is expected to impact Spain and Portugal this weekend.
Winter will kick off with mild weather in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic as an intensifying El Nino influences the weather pattern across the country.
A fall-like weekend is in store for the Northeast, after rain and thunderstorms will dampen the region on Friday.
Another round of rain is expected to move through the Carolinas on Saturday, which may lead to rises on some small streams and creeks.
Oho will hit parts of British Columbia and Alaska with drenching rain, gusty winds and pounding seas before the week comes to an end.
Damaging hailstorms - $7.5 million loss to crops.
Intense low pressure causes 100 mph wind gusts in parts of state.
The East (1988)
Big early season chill Philadelphia 35 (tied record) Atlantic City 30 Newark, NJ 35 Bridgeport, CT 31 Hartford, CT 28