Ahead of the late-day arrival of the front on Wednesday, May 24, skies will be mainly clear, according to the National Weather Service. The high temperature will be in the mid-70s.
A line of showers will accompany the front, with a slight chance of thunderstorms, late Wednesday afternoon into the early evening.
The front will sweep southward, causing a sharp drop in temperatures, starting in areas farther north and inland and continuing in the evening into Thursday, May 25. (See the image above from AccuWeather.com.)
Temperatures will be between 5 and 10 degrees below the normal average Thursday, with highs in the mid-60s.
Getaway day for Memorial Day weekend on Friday, May 26 will be dry, with mainly sunny skies and a high temperature in the low-70s.
A coastal storm on track for the weekend is currently projected to track south and mainly affect the mid-Atlantic states.
"For now at least, the Memorial Day weekend looks to be dry in New York City and Boston," according to AccuWeather Meteorologist Dean DeVore.
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