Heads up! Winter is coming with a cold November blast

Harper Ho
York Dispatch

Meteorologists are predicting a cold November blast beginning late next week, according to the National Weather Service.

Pennsylvania could experience colder-than-normal temperatures with highs in the 40s and lows in the upper 20s to 30s starting the first week of November, the weather bureau's office in State College said.

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Western Pennsylvania is at moderate risk, which means that region will be at higher risk than the rest of the state, according to NWS.

Here's what the next few days look like:

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: A chance of rain after 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. East wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Friday: Rain, mainly after 8 a.m. High near 55. East wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Friday night: Rain, mainly before 2 a.m. Low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Saturday: Rain likely, mostly after 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday night: Rain likely, with a low around 49.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

Monday: Sunny, high near 62, low around 42.

The National Weather Service forecast calls for colder-than-normal temperatures beginning the first week of November.

Reach Harper Ho at hho@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @howdyhoharper.

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