GREENSBORO, NC--Arctic high pressure will be over the area tonight The high pressure center will move off the East Coast on Monday. A developing low pressure system will track from the Western Gulf of Mexico northeastward along the North Carolina coast Tuesday night through Wednesday night.
Tonight: Winds will diminish tonight and under a clear sky, lows will drop to near 19. This would be the coldest temperature at PTIA since February 2nd of this year and well below our normal of 37.
High clouds will increase over the area on Monday with a high near 40. Monday night, clouds will continue to thicken with a chance of rain, freezing rain, sleet and some light snow possible mainly after midnight. Any precipitation will be very light. However some light icing especially on bridges and overpasses is possible for the commute early Tuesday morning.
Tuesday though Wednesday afternoon: There will be a 80% chance of cold rain through the period. The high Tuesday will be 38, with a low of 36 Tuesday night. Wednesday's high will be 39.
Wednesday Night: Low pressure will track northeast along the coast with moisture pulling away from the Piedmont. As another round of colder air moves in behind the departing low, there will be a small window of time where rain could be mixed and even change over to snow showers late Wednesday and Wednesday evening as the precipitation exits to the northeast. The low Wednesday night will be 25.
Thanksgiving Day and Friday: Sunshine will return with highs near 40 on Thursday and 43 on Friday. Overnight lows temperatures will be in the mid 20's.