If you’re wondering when you should head out to the farm to chop down your Christmas tree, Sunday’s your day.
Rain moves in late Friday night and sticks around through early Sunday morning, forecasters say.
Periods of rain are on tap for Saturday, and it will be heavy at times during the afternoon and evening hours, resulting in between one and two inches at the Jersey Shore, according to the National Weather Service.
Mild air will reign, with high temperatures topping out in the middle to upper 50s.
Conditions then improve Sunday morning, leading to mostly sunny skies during the afternoon.
But if you’re heading out to chop down that tree, you’ll want to bundle up, since temperatures will drop back to the middle to upper 40s and a brisk northerly wind will be gusting to around 40 miles per hour.
A nor’easter then threatens for Tuesday, with rain and windy conditions in the forecast for the Jersey Shore. Coastal flooding is also a concern.
Forecasters are working to determine the system’s ultimate track.