Philly: Mild Weekend Turns Cold for New Year's

By Courtney Spamer, Meteorologist
December 26, 2013; 12:35 AM
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A brief warmup is on the way this weekend, but winter temperatures return in time for the new year.

Along with sunshine, temperatures will gradually warm from near 40s on Friday to around 50 by Sunday in the Philadelphia area.

A storm coming up the coast could put a damper on the end of the weekend. This bit of rain and extra clouds could keep temperatures down on Sunday in the mid-40s.

But just before its time to ring in the new year, a cold front will sweep the I-95 corridor and bring back the chilly temperatures.

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Monday and Tuesday will be more winterlike with high temperatures only climbing to the near 30 on Tuesday.

The dry weather is expected to continue through New Year's Eve on Tuesday for those ringing in the new year at Penn's Landing.

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