7:15 AM | Winds of change today bring much cooler pattern for Tuesday through Thursday, snow showers possible upstate

6-Day Forecast

Today

Mostly sunny, windy with gusts past 40 mph, chance for a late day shower, still mild, mid 60’s

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, breezy, chance for a shower, lows near 40

Tuesday

Partly sunny, breezy, cooler, chance for a shower or two, mid-to-upper 50’s

Tuesday Night

Partly cloudy, chilly, chance for a shower, mid 30’s

Wednesday

Mostly cloudy, breezy, chilly, chance for a shower or two, maybe even a thunderstorm, low 50’s

Thursday

Partly sunny, chilly, low-to-mid 50’s

Friday

Mainly sunny, more seasonable, near 60

Saturday

Mostly sunny, mild, low-to-mid 60’s

Discussion

The weather for the Phillies home opener this afternoon will be most noteworthy for its strong winds of up 40 mph or so blowing from left-to-right to go along with some sunshine and temperatures in the low 60’s. Strong Canadian high pressure that dominated our weather picture over the past several days has now lost control and a retrograding low pressure area over New England will be the big player around here for the next several days. Winds will kick up today, possibly gusting past 40 mph, as the overall weather pattern changes to one with a deep trough of low pressure in the eastern states by mid-week. As a result of the pattern change, our temperatures will be below normal from Tuesday through Thursday and snow showers will form in the higher elevation, interior sections of the Northeast US during the mid-week time period. Milder air should return into this part of the country over the weekend.

Video

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