Cool, less humid air that moved into the New York City area Tuesday will stick around into Saturday.
Most days will be sunny. High temperatures around the metro area will be in the 70s with nighttime lows in the 50s and 60s for outdoor activities, ball games and the U.S. Open.
The outlying suburbs can get even cooler at night.
Some early morning commuters from the northern and western suburbs along I-80, I-84 and the Thruway may encounter patchy fog and slow travel.
The next chance of rain is not until Sunday, when a reinforcing cool front arrives from the northwest. A few spots may get a shower or thunderstorm on Sunday, but the vast majority of the time through Sunday will be rain free for outdoor plans. Sunday will also be warmer and a tad more humid.
More cool air will settle in for the first part of next week.
While prospects for a white Christmas are grim along the I-95 corridor, many communities from the Great Lakes to the Rockies should be able enjoy a snowy scene for the holiday.
People who are dreaming of a white Christmas across the interior Northwest may see their dreams come true this year as another storm impacts the region.
Rain and thunderstorms, some capable of producing severe weather, will affect much of the South from Tuesday into Christmas Eve.
Several fast-moving storm systems will bring windy and wet weather to the British Isles and northern Europe.
A storm bearing gusty winds, heavy snow, torrential rain, thunderstorms and fog will converge on the East and Midwest on Christmas Eve and will likely create ground and flight delays.
Biologist Jamie Urqhart discovered dozens of pancakelike saucers floating along Scotland's River Dee.
New Orleans, LA (1989)
1" of snow.
Chicago, IL (1993)
Only 0.2" of snow to this point in the season an all time low for so late in the season.
Marquette, MI (2000)
113.3" of snow to this point in the season.