Charlotte, N.C., will put on the 65th Annual Belk Carolinas' Carrousel Parade on Thanksgiving Day under a mostly sunny sky.
"It will be a pleasant day with a high temperature of 64 degrees F," said AccuWeather Meteorologist Erik Pindrock.
Light winds are forecast for the event.
The parade will begin at 10 a.m. EST on Thursday and is estimated to last for two hours and thirty minutes.
Even more great news is in store. For Black Friday shoppers, the dry, mild weather will continue with temperatures reaching well into the 60s.
Much cooler weather will reach the Carolinas this weekend, however.
High temperatures in the Charlotte area will be in the 50s. Temperatures will plunge well down into the 20s Saturday night with a hard freeze.
Bone-chilling air, rain and even some snow will impact the Great Lakes and Northeast this Halloween, while warmth prevails in the Southwest.
A rain-free weekend is in store for the New York City area, ahead of a surge of warmth for the middle part of next week.
Tropical Cyclone Nilofar could threaten areas from the southern Arabian Peninsula to northwestern India this week.
Rain will continue to fall and heighten concerns for flooding across southeastern Europe into Sunday.
Heat building across central South America this weekend will set the stage for adverse weather next week.
After many locations over the Plains feel like late summer this weekend, the record-challenging warmth will expand to the Northeast this week.
Mid-Atlantic States (1990)
Powerful coastal storm. A total of 18 inches of snow at Mt. Mitchell, NC. Severe tidal flooding on the Virginia coast. 92-mph wind gusts at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
Lead, SD (1996)
38.9" of snow fell.
Chicago, IL (1997)
58 mph winds cause damage. 15 foot waves crash onto Lake Shore Drive.