The recent stretch of cool weather in Philadelphia will depart for Easter weekend.
A milder Saturday is shaping up for Philadelphia despite the passage of a cold front early in the morning.
With the air no longer blowing in from the cold ocean in the front's wake, temperatures will be able to rebound into the middle to upper 60s.
A good deal of sunshine will compliment the mild air and make Saturday perfect for outdoor Easter festivities.
Temperatures will tumble a little on Easter Sunday as the wind direction flips around and the air will once again flow in from the cold ocean. Temperatures should still manage to climb to around 65 F.
Dry weather will hold through Sunday underneath a partly sunny sky, allowing Easter egg hunts and other festivities to go on as scheduled.
Residents and visitors will still need their jackets for Easter sunrise services. Temperatures Sunday morning are expected to dip to the lower 40s in Philadelphia and even into the 30s in some suburbs.
Cold air will hold around Pittsburgh into the weekend as a couple of storm systems approach.
Colder-than-average temperatures will hold around Harrisburg, Pennsylvania into the weekend as a couple of storm systems approach.
Colder-than-average temperatures will hold around Washington, D.C., and Baltimore into the weekend as a couple of storm systems approach.
Cold air will hold around Boston with another round of snow into the weekend in the wake of the Blizzard of 2015.
Colder-than-average temperatures will hold around Philadelphia into the weekend as a couple of storm systems approach.
Colder-than-average temperatures will hold around New York City into the weekend in the wake of the snowstorm and Long Island blizzard.
Arkansas to South Carolina (1948)
Ice storm (Jan. 24th-31st) causes considerable damage; at least 30 deaths and $20 million damage.
Huge blizzard in northeastern Canada; lowest pressure ever recorded in Canada was approached with 946 mb at Mary's Harbor, Newfoundland (Record of 940.2 mb set at St. Anthony's, Newfoundland, Jan. 20, 1977.) Cartwright, Newfoundland had close to 24 inches of snow (total 106 inches on ground).
Cape Canaveral, FL (1986)
The Space Shuttle Challenger exploded after liftoff. Cold weather on the morning of the liftoff was blamed for causing o-rings to fail which caused the explosion.