After a moderate rainstorm that brought anywhere from 1/4 to as much as 3/4 inch of rain this morning cleared the area, partly to mostly cloudy skies were observed as temperatures went up into the mid 50s for the western parts of the area, mid 50s to lower 60s for the immediate NYC area, and the lower 50s for the eastern parts of the area. Sky cover will continue to clear, with temperatures warming up additionally tomorrow and on Friday, reaching the lower 70s for parts of the area by Friday.
Cooler temperatures are expected to return by Saturday, with more rain expected to affect the area between Monday and Wednesday night of next week, however there are indications that there may be a cold spell to follow this storm, with below average temperatures a likely possibility by next weekend.
Tomorrow will bring mostly sunny skies to the area as a high pressure moves towards the Southeastern US, resulting in a WSW wind. High temperatures will be warmer than today, peaking in the lower to upper 50s for the eastern parts of the area, and in the lower 60s from NYC and further west. A few mid 60s are possible southwest of NYC.