Shoppers should add one more item to the list they are thankful for this Thanksgiving: above normal highs are coming for Black Friday and Saturday.
With the passing of a modest winter storm through the region Wednesday morning, it is expected to be dry the next few days with no chance of storms on Thanksgiving or Friday in the Kansas City area, according to the National Weather Service.
While Thanksgiving Day will be cold, with highs in the upper 20s to the 40s, temperatures will be above normal for Friday and Saturday.
Highs are expected to be in the upper 40s to upper 50s on Friday and in the 60s on Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.
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For those traveling, there’s an active weather pattern on the East Coast.
A nor’easter is developing which may cause some havoc for Thanksgiving travelers from the Carolinas to New England, according to the National Weather Service.
Widespread precipitation is expected from Florida to Maine.
Rain is expected for the coastal areas and significant snow from central Appalachians to inland parts of the northeast U.S., with the greatest snowfall expected for the higher elevations of New England, according to the National Weather Service.
Out west, more mountain snow is expected for the northern Rockies, with rain for the lower valley locations.
Cold weather is expected to continue for the northern Plains and upper Midwest.
However, nice weather will continue for the southwest U.S. with mostly clear skies and dry conditions, according to the National Weather Service.
Robert A. Cronkleton, email@example.com