A warm front will lift north through the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas today producing variable to overcast cloud cover and scattered showers throughout the region.
Initially as the warm air invades the regions, there will be a threat for freezing drizzle over northeastern Pennsylvania, northern New Jersey, the Hudson River Valley, and interior Connecticut as temperatures this morning are in the upper 20's to lower 30's. However, by later this morning all locations will be above freezing. The bulk of the precipitation from this warm front will move through this afternoon and evening with temperatures in the mid to upper 40's over the interior and upper 40's to lower 50's along the coast.
Showers will linger into early tomorrow morning before skies clear by sun rise tomorrow morning. Clearing skies can be expected through the day tomorrow with tranquil weather conditions expected through Sunday. Temperatures will be well above normal this weekend with lows in the lower to mid 40's and highs in the mid to upper 50's.
A powerful cold front will slowly move through the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas Monday through Wednesday. Widespread showers can be expected on Monday, heavy at times, with temperatures remaining warm with upper 40's to lower 50's for lows and mid to upper 50's for highs. On Tuesday, temperatures will be falling through the day with morning highs in the upper 30's to mid 40's, falling into the 30's in the afternoon. The periods of showers will start to mix with snow at times as the cold air sinks south. Scattered rain and snow showers can be expected on Wednesday with lows in the upper 20's to lower 30's and upper 30's to mid 40's for highs.
By Thursday, scattered clouds can be expected with a few snow showers and flurries possible. Temperatures will be much colder with lows in the upper 10's to mid 20's for lows and lower to mid 30's for highs.