A lovely Thanksgiving forecast
The Thanksgiving forecast is looking very nice despite a storm system being nearby. This system brought a cold front through the area early Thursday. Ahead of the front, low clouds and patchy fog were observed. However, skies cleared and temperatures dropped behind the front.
We can’t rule out low clouds through about 9 a.m. for areas closer to Pawnee and Richardson counties. After then, everyone should clear out. Clouds will generally decrease throughout the morning, and by afternoon, we should be mostly clear.
We’ll see a little bit more sunshine than we were thinking in recent days, and that will help temperatures warm up during the afternoon. We’re looking for a high temperature near 50° on Thanksgiving in Lincoln.
Anybody heading out early on Friday morning for Black Friday shopping will encounter chillier air. Lows on Friday morning should be in the upper teens to low-20s across the area.
We’re looking at another warm forecast on Friday and Saturday afternoons, with highs in the middle to upper-50s. By Saturday night, we will be watching a disturbance that could bring rain to the southeast corner of the state. As of now, it appears that any of that would occur late Saturday, leaving most of the day dry.
Meteorologist Malcolm Byron