Snow and Rain Dampen Saint Patrick's Day Parades

Published March 15, 2013

| AccuWeather

What will the weather be for your Saint Patrick's Day parade?

New York, New York

New York's parade will start at 10:45 a.m. EDT Saturday. Drizzle is possible during the morning hours.

"They will have a high temperature Saturday of 42 degrees F," AccuWeather Meteorologist Stephen Travis said. "This is below their normal high of 50."

Dublin, Ohio

"Rain in the morning will move out later leaving it dry in the afternoon," said Travis.

The parade starts at 11 a.m. EDT Saturday. Once the rain moves out, it will remain cloudy with a high temperature of 46 degrees F.

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Chicago, Illinois

"There will be a chance of a snow shower or two early on," said Travis.

The Chicago River green dye will be added at 10 a.m. EDT Saturday. The parade starts at noon.

"A breeze from the north will make it feel a little chilly," Travis said. "The high temperature will be 36 degrees F, but there will be a little sunshine later in the afternoon."

Washington, D.C.

The parade in Washington begins at noon on Sunday. "It will be cool with a high temperature of 46 degrees F.," said Travis. "There will be rain throughout most of the day."

Parade goers will definitely need raincoats and umbrellas while watching the parade.

Meanwhile, further south, sunshine will be the story for parades in Savanna, Ga., and New Orleans, La. Temperatures will be in the upper 70s to 80 degrees F during the parades on Sunday.

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