NYC: Cool Air Is King Again

By , Expert Senior Meteorologist
May 29, 2014; 4:17 AM
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After a few days of 80-degree F temperatures, cool air will hang around New York City through the end of the week.

Dry air has pushed in from the northeast and has shoved much of the low cloud bank to the south and west of the metro area on Thursday. Temperatures will peak in the upper 60s to near 70.

As a result, it may not be the most pleasant for hanging out on the beach and people who mind cool weather will be reaching for jackets and wearing long sleeves for comfort.

Patchy clouds will drift over the region Thursday night through Friday night, but there should be some opportunity to catch Manhattanhenge on one or both nights during the period.

A disturbance dropping in from the northwest may spark an afternoon shower on Friday.

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Temperatures will recover to near seasonable levels this coming weekend. Temperatures at the end of May typically range from a low in the upper 50s to a high in the middle 70s.

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