As a warm front lifts northeast through the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas through this evening, a mix of snow, sleet, freezing rain, and eventually rain will move through the region. Temperatures will steadily rise into the lower to mid 30′s by this afternoon.
All locations will start as snow with accumulations of a trace to 2 inches along the coast and up to 4 inches over the northern interior. As the snow mixes with and changes to sleet and freezing, ice accumulation can be expected especially over the interior where up to 0.20 inches can be expected. The mixed precipitation will change over to rain by 4 PM for the entire northern Mid Atlantic as warm air invades the region.
Variable to overcast skies and areas of fog can be expected through tonight and into tomorrow morning. Winds will be from the west and southwest at 5 to 15 mph. Temperatures will hold in the mid 30′s throughout the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas.
High pressure over the Southeast coastal waters will be in control tomorrow on through Wednesday afternoon with dry yet overcast conditions. Areas of fog can be expected, especially in the morning leading to visibility falling below 2 miles at times. Low temperatures will range from the lower to mid 40′s through the region. High temperatures will range from the upper 40′s to lower 50′s on Tuesday and mid 50′s to lower 60′s on Wednesday.
A powerful cold front will bring periods of heavy rain Wednesday night on through Thursday morning followed by slowly clearing skies on Thursday afternoon and evening. Temperatures will fall from the upper 40′s to lower 50′s into the upper 30′s to mid 40′s on Thursday evening.
Arctic high pressure will be in control for Friday through Sunday with scattered clouds and a threat for a few snow showers on Friday and Sunday due to a few weak disturbances. Low temperatures will range from the upper 10′s to mid 20′s. High temperatures will range from the upper 20′s to mid 30′s.