Weather: Briefly quiet before more rain and snow (11/15 AM)

Lester Mason
November 15, 2017

Daytime highs will be in the 40s with overnight lows in the 20s.

It's a frosty start this morning with many areas experiencing patchy areas of fog.

The cold front associated with the storm system will move south into Santa Barbara and Los Angeles metro area Thursday night into Friday, bringing them some rain.

Today: Chance for a morning rain shower (could be a snow shower in the hills). "The showers stay pretty light with many seeing under 0.10" of rain and everyone under 0.25" of rain. The mercury will range from the mid-50s to around 60.

Friday is forecast to be sunny, with temperatures in the upper 40s. Mostly cloudy. High: mid 40s.

A major storm is moving onto the West Coast on Wednesday into Thursday
ABC NEWSA major storm is moving onto the West Coast on Wednesday into Thursday

Saturday: Chance of snow/rain to rain...

Thursday: Chance for an early shower, then partly sunny. Temperatures by then will return to normal which is around 50 degrees.

Thursday, those showers spread into Vermont; again likely initially as light snow or a wintry mix over higher terrain, changing to rain and all rain for valleys.

Although the National Weather Service's official forecast doesn't go beyond five days, the agency's Climate Prediction Center is calling for a 50 to 60 percent probability of temperatures staying below normal from November 20 through November 24. There is an 80 percent chance of precipitation, bringing between a tenth of inch and quarter of an inch of precipitation, during the day Wednesday.

The U.S. Climate Prediction Center says there's a 40 to 50 percent probability of below-normal precipitation in New Jersey from November 20 through November 24.

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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