Have the urge to shop, have to work as a result or are simply heading home? There will be a few weather trouble spots Thursday night.
For those who can't sit home on a perfectly good couch Thanksgiving night, dry weather will continue over much of the East and South. The break from storms will also continue from earlier Thanksgiving Day in the Northwest.
However, a storm tracking eastward along the Canada/United States border will spread snow from North Dakota to northern Minnesota.
A zone of showers and stray thunder will extend southward along the storm's cold front from the western Great Lakes to central Texas Thursday night.
Colder air will sweep southward from the northern Rockies and Plains to the western Great Lakes and into the southern Plains.
If you are stuck waiting in lines until the morning hours Friday, patchy fog could present a problem for the drive home or to the next store in portions of southern New England and the eastern mid-Atlantic.
Some rain will return to coastal Washington and Oregon, while showers and embedded thunder reach the Appalachians to South Texas.
Lake-effect snow will begin a southeastern sweep across the Upper Midwest.
Travel hazards, delays and disruptions associated with rain, ice and snow will continue over the Central states through the balance of the Thanksgiving weekend.
Following a mild Thanksgiving and Black Friday, noticeably cooler air will return to the Northeast this weekend.
Sandra remains on track to make landfall in northern Mexico on Saturday, but it will be much weaker than its current major hurricane status.
The current reprieve from heavy rain across southern India will not last long with the threat for flooding downpours set to return for the final days of November.
Several days of heavy rain will bring the potential to cause flooding from the southern Plains to the middle Mississippi Valley into early next week.
Compared to Thanksgiving Day in 2014, this Thanksgiving will be substantially warmer in the Northeast.
Second heavy snowfall in three days hits the region with 12 inches on the ground in NJ; 14 inches in NY; greatest November snow in New England since 1898.
Nation devastated by terrible floods -- 400 people killed.
O'Fallon, MD (1990)
Strong downburst from a thunderstorm caused an apartment to collapse, injuring 25 people.