Patrick's First Warning Forecast: Wet then windy on Black Friday

Posted at 4:36 AM, Nov 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-25 23:22:29-05

Chief Meteorologist Patrick Rockey’s First Warning Forecast

We enjoyed a big helping of sunshine on this Thanksgiving. But Black Friday shoppers will have to deal with some rain.

A cold front will cross the region overnight, bringing scattered showers through mid morning on Friday. So if you are headed out early to catch the best deals, you’ll want to prepare for rain.

But the wet weather will move in and out pretty quickly, and we should be dry before noon and we will enjoy plenty of sunshine in the afternoon.

However, behind that cold front it will be breezy. Expect a gusty northwest wind of  15 to 25 mph.

We will kick off the weekend on a chilly note. Most of us will wake up to temperatures around freezing and we will only warm into the upper 40s, despite plenty of sunshine.

Sunday will be the warmer day this weekend with high temperatures into the upper 50s. Some of us may even touch the 60 degree mark. But there will be more clouds on Sunday before a weak cold front moves in.

Behind that cold front we are back down into the upper 40s and low 50s as we head back to work on Monday.

But expect a slow warming trend through the work week, and by Thursday we should be topping out around 60 degrees.

Patrick Rockey
Chief Meteorologist