Thanksgiving: Travel, Football, and Shopping Forecast - NBC Connecticut

Thanksgiving: Travel, Football, and Shopping Forecast

Travel, high school, and black Friday forecast...

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Meteorologist Ryan Hanrahan has the forecast on November 23th,2017

    (Published Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017)

    NBC Connecticut Meteorologists are breaking down the weather throughout the entire holiday weekend.

    Below you will find everything from the travel forecast through the holiday to the Black Friday hourly shopping forecast.

    Conditions will remain dry over the through Friday before a cold front approaches the region on Saturday. The front will bring with in scattered rain showers with high temperatures into the middle 50s on Saturday. The frontal passage will drop high temperatures into the low to middle 40s by Sunday. 

    TRAVEL FORECAST

    THANKSGIVING: Abundant sunshine in New England for Thanksgiving. Temperatures will start out on the chilly side Thursday morning ranging from the upper 20s and low 30s for Southern New England to the teens and 20s for Northern New England. Temperatures will rise into the low 40s by afternoon for Southern New England and middle 30s for Northern New England.


    FRIDAY: No weather issues anticipated for those traveling on Friday. Highs will be in the middle to upper 40s for southern New England with highs only reaching the upper 30s in Northern New England. Areas of northern Vermont and New Hampshire could see a few snow showers. 


    THANKSGIVING HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

    Make sure to bundle up if you're heading to a high school football game Thanksgiving morning. Temperatures will be in the middle 30s for kickoff rising into the low 40s by the afternoon.


    BLACK FRIDAY SHOPPING

    Chilly conditions during the early morning hours on Black Friday with much of Connecticut in the middle to upper 20s at 5 a.m. There is some good news for those waiting until the afternoon to take part in the Black Friday deals. Temperatures will rise into the low to middle 40s by afternoon.