Beautiful sunshine lasts all day today, with highs in the 30s in Northern New England and 40s in Southern New England.
It will be great for the Harvard-Yale game in New Haven, or for putting up the Christmas lights in the yard.
Clouds fill in Saturday night, with lows sliding into the 20s north, and 30s south.
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The storm arrives during the pre-dawn hours as a chilly rain in much of Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. It will last off and on much of the day there, including for the Patriots, before tapering off late day.
Gusty east winds will blow 15-25 MPH as the precipitation gradually expands into Northern New England during the day.
It will be cold enough in parts of far Northeastern Vermont, Northern New Hampshire, and interior Northern Maine for a wintry mix.
As the storm pulls by colder air will wrap in, meaning more of Northern New England flips to snow during the late afternoon and evening.
A dusting-1” of snow will fall in parts of Western Massachusetts, a few hilly towns in north central Massachusetts, and much of Southeastern New Hampshire and coastal Maine.
A widespread 1-3” of wet snow will fall across much of Vermont, Western New Hampshire, and Central Maine.
3-6” of snow is expected in far Northeastern Vermont, Northern New Hampshire, and much of Northern Maine. Extreme Northern Maine will see some totals over a half foot.
Quiet, sunny weather settles in Monday and Tuesday behind the storm. These will be good travel days with highs in the 40s to near 50.
Another round of showers comes through on Wednesday with mild air. Even though this will be a warmer and wet system, there still may be some delays with so many people traveling.
Skies will clear and cooler air arrives on Thanksgiving, and then continues into the following weekend.