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Rain and Snow May Ruffle Some Feathers This Thanksgiving

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Rain and Snow May Ruffle Some Feathers This Thanksgiving

If you’re traveling over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house this Thanksgiving, you may want to check our long-range weather forecast first before you hit the road. It looks like rain and snow are on the menu across all of our regions.

Will the weather ruffle your feathers for Thanksgiving and squash your Black Friday plans? Here’s a detailed look at the official Farmers’ Almanac Thanksgiving weather forecast for your holiday weekend, Thursday, November 22 (Thanksgiving) through Sunday, November 25:

Zone 1 – Northeast and New England
New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C.
Wet conditions may linger in most of the area, especially in New England, but the weekend should be fair.

Zone 2 – Great Lakes, Ohio Valley & Midwest
Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Wisconsin
Dry, clear conditions for Turkey Day, then turning fair/cold over the weekend.

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Zone 3 – Southeast
Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida
Rain is predicted for the Gulf Coast, Southeast, Mid-Atlantic then clearing. Then fair and cold for the weekend.

Zone 4 – North Central
Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana
Light snows in the Rockies and points east for the Thanksgiving holiday. For the weekend, expect fair/cold conditions, then turning stormy for the ride back from Grandma’s.

Zone 5 – South Central
Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico
Light snows for the Rockies and points east; rain for the Gulf Coast, then clearing and fair/cold.

Zone 6 – Northwest
Washington, Oregon, Idaho
Rainy and wet for Thanksgiving, followed by fair conditions for the weekend.

Zone 7 – Southwest
California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona
Rainy weather for Thanksgiving, followed by fair skies.

(Tip: For those of you who like to plan way ahead, you can see what we’re predicting for Thanksgiving next year with an All-Access+ membership.)

Regardless of where you’ll be, or what the weather, Thanksgiving is always a wonderful time with family and friends — enjoy!

Here’s a look at several memorable Thanksgiving weather events in our history…do you remember any of these holiday storms?

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