The Rollercoaster Ride to Winter Has Begun

A coating of snow greeted some residents of the Endless Mountains this morning, including at the Artisan Alpaca Farm near Dushore in Sullivan County (above). Snow showers may persist as the wind picks up today, though any accumulations should only be in the higher elevations.

Photos by Debora DiBono / Weather synopsis by Rick Hiduk

After a record-breaking stretch of November warmth, temperatures have taken a rapid slide back into freezing territory with tonight likely to be the coldest night of the season so far.

Milder temperatures should make a comeback this weekend, with some forecast models suggesting highs near 60 Friday through Sunday, depending on how much sun gets through stubborn clouds.

The long-term forecast follows:

Tuesday: 38/20 snow/rain showers

Wednesday: 36/25 partly sunny

Thursday: 48/39 partly sunny

Friday: 58/40 partly sunny

Saturday: 56/40 partly sunny

Sunday: 58/48 mostly cloudy

Monday: 50/32 showers

Tuesday: 45/33 showers

Wednesday: 48/33 partly sunny

The weather report is based on expected conditions at approximately 1,100 ft elevation in Meshoppen Township, Wyoming County, near the center of the Endless Mountains region. Residents of river towns can generally expect slightly higher temperatures, while those at higher elevations may experience lower temperatures. Send your Weather Window photos to Try to include a good horizontal/panoramic shot.

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