Thanksgiving Weather Forecast

Thanksgiving Weather 2016

Thanksgiving Weather Forecast

What weather’s in store for the big Thanksgiving weekend? Check the long-range weather forecast summary for your region.

Ah! on Thanksgiving day, when from East and from West, 
From North and from South come the pilgrim and guest.

–John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)

Thanksgiving Weather

We know many of you are driving to see family over the long holiday weekend. Here’s a quick weather snapshot for your region. (Click here to identify your region.)

  • Northeast: Expect some rain showers, perhaps snow in the north. Temperatures will be slightly colder than average.
  • Atlantic Coast:  Sunny and colder than average; month ending in snow to rain.
  • Appalachians: Snow showers are expected in the north, with rain and more mild temperatures in the south.
  • Southeast:  Rain will hit the coastal areas with cool temperatures. Expect snow inland later in the weekend.
  • Florida: Scattered thunderstorms, turning warm.
  • Lower Lakes: Cold in the east and mild in the west. Chance of rain.
  • Ohio Valley: Starting sunny and cold and then becoming rainy and mild.
  • Deep South: Rain periods, cold early in the week, ending with mild weather.
  • Upper Midwest:  Expect snow showers! The week will start out cold, and end mild.
  • Heartland:  Periods of rain throughout, possible snow in northern areas.
  • Texas-Oklahoma: Periods of rain and snow north, rain south; chilly.
  • High Plains: Snowy, then flurries south; snow showers north. Cold.
  • Intermountain: Snowy periods, cold.
  • Desert Southwest: Mixed showers, cooler than average temperatures.
  • Pacific Northwest: Sunny and cool earlier in week; shifting to rain, some heavy; turning chilly.
  • Pacific Southwest: Rainy periods, cool.
  • Alaska: Snow showers, cold.
  • Hawaii: Rain and thunderstorms in the east; scattered showers in central and western areas; seasonable temperatures.

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