Sunny days will be hard to come by in New York City, with several rounds of rain and drizzle in the forecast.
Those heading to the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on Wednesday evening will need to imagine a snowy scene. The weather will be mild, with temperatures at the time of the lighting forecast to be near 50 degrees.
Spotty rain showers will be around throughout the day, so those planning on being out and about can utilize AccuWeather.com MinuteCast™ to see if an umbrella is needed.
Chilly air is forecast to return to the region on Thursday and Friday with the potential for another wintry mix event by the end of the week over some interior locations of the Northeast.
The New York City area will fluctuate between two distinctly different air masses throughout this week into the weekend. This will cause temperatures to shift from day to day, with high temperatures ranging from the middle 40s to lower 50s.
Even though meteorological winter has begun, several days will feel more like mid-November, rather than early December.
This story by AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Becky Elliott