Thunderstorms possible Wednesday night; temperatures plummet Thursday

     The NAM model forecasting a line of heavy rain/thunderstorms along a strong cold front early Thursday morning.

    The NAM model forecasting a line of heavy rain/thunderstorms along a strong cold front early Thursday morning.

    An impressive cold front will swing through the region Wednesday night into Thursday, ushering in a cold snap, forecasters say. 

    Thunderstorms producing heavy rain may accompany the cold front, and wind gusts will increase late Wednesday into Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. 

    The frontal boundary “will bring a dramatic end to the brief warmup,” said John Homenuk, lead forecaster at New York Metro Weather. “A return to colder than normal temperatures is expected through the upcoming weekend.”

    On Thursday, daytime temperatures will hover around the freezing mark, according to NOAA. With a gusty wind, it will feel much colder.

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