WOW!!! really wish i still lived up in Maine. Really shocked to see the lows dipping this low this early. this is not rare but still wow..
The Labor Day holiday is behind us. Kids are back in school. Football is back.
It seems only appropriate that a plunge of cool air also accompanies this shift in mindset toward fall, even if summer is still officially with us for a little more than two weeks.
A cold front will drop out of eastern Canada into the Northeast on Thursday. With high pressure centered over Pennsylvania, clear skies and light winds will send temperatures plummeting Friday
Lows in the 30s are possible away from the coast in Maine and New Hampshire, including Bangor
, and Concord
Temperatures in the 30s are also a possible over much of Vermont, parts of western Massachusetts, far northwest Connecticut, and higher valley locations in the Adirondacks, Finger Lakes region, and far northern Pennsylvania.
Don't be surprised to see the first frost of the season in some of these locations.
Some of the notorious cold spots, including Clayton Lake, Maine
, Saranac Lake, N.Y.
and Bradford, Pa.
, may even see a freeze Friday morning.
(MAP: Average date of first freeze
Get those warm jackets out for the bus stop! You may need also a light jacket in the afternoon in parts of the Northeast.
Highs will hold in the 60s Thursday in Buffalo
and points north.
Friday, highs may only manage the low 70s in New York
, with 60s the rule over much of eastern New England.
This weekend, as the center of the high shifts offshore and a new cold front approaches, temperatures will warm a bit, particularly from New York City
southward, where highs will top out in the upper 70s or 80s each da