After locally drenching showers and thunderstorms affect Philadelphia into Saturday night, some sunshine will appear for mom on Sunday.
A slow-moving storm affecting the Central states much of this week will pick up some forward speed this weekend.
As moisture with the storm system drifts through into Saturday night, there is the potential for highly localized urban flooding and the corresponding travel delays and disruptions to outdoor activities. Despite the risk of downpours, the vast majority of the time will be free of rain.
A small area of high pressure should be just strong enough to allow dry air to mix down from aloft and break up clouds and prevent shower activity over much of the mid-Atlantic states on Sunday.
With more of a westerly flow of air, chilly air from the Atlantic Ocean will be shut off. High temperatures will climb to near 80 F through Sunday.
Temperatures are forecast to reach well into the 80s Monday and Tuesday, and could challenge record highs.
Saturday brought the warmest day of the year so far as temperatures reached at least 83. Temperatures could match or exceed warmth from early October (86 F) in the weather pattern through Tuesday.
After a mild surge of air moved into Atlanta for the weekend, cooler air will settle across the region through Thanksgiving.
Dry weather is expected to last through Thanksgiving in the Dallas Metroplex.
Cold air returns to Chicago this week and a mix of rain and snow will lead to a messy commute Monday evening.
Milder air pouring into the Midwest will quickly be replaced by snow, plunging temperatures and travel hazards to kick off Thanksgiving week.
James Grimaldi of West Seneca, New York, used his drone to capture impressive aerial views of his snow-covered neighborhood.
East Coast travelers will have to deal with a major winter storm on Wednesday, the busiest travel day of the year.
Philadelphia, PA/ New York City (1812)
Southwesterly hurricane winds tore roofs off buildings and sank ships.
Ohio, PA, WV, NY (1950)
Record Snowstorm (24th-25th) Location Amount Youngstown, OH 28.7 in. (single storm record) Steubenville, OH 36.3 in. (single storm state record) Pittsburgh, PA 27.7 in. (single storm record) Charleston, WV 25.6 in. (single storm record) Albany, NY 22.5 in.
Typhoon Irma, the worst in 10 years packed winds up to 139 mph and resulted in a storm surge of 16 feet. 236 people killed; 600,000 were left homeless.