Chance of scattered showers lingers throughout Tuesday

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(PIX11 Weather Center) ––  A so-called back door cold front has moved into the New York area, shifting wind direction and bringing with it clouds and a chance of showers.

Skies will start off sunny Tuesday and then clouds will filter in later in the afternoon.  There will be a chance of scattered showers throughout the day. The high temperature will be more than 15 degrees cooler than Monday, reaching about 67 degrees.

Tuesday night will be mostly cloudy with scattered showers and a low temperature of 53 degrees in the city, upper 40s to near 50 degrees in the suburbs.

Wednesday will be mostly cloudy with continued cool temperatures and some scattered showers throughout the day. The high will be in the mid-60s.

Thursday will see another round of scattered showers with slightly milder temperatures. The highs will reach the low- to mid-70s Thursday afternoon.

On Friday, expect a cold front to bring strong storms with locally heavy downpours and some gusty winds. Temperatures will once again be in the low- to mid- 70s.

Skies will begin to clear in time for the weekend as high pressure will slowly works its way in from the Northwest.  Afternoon highs will be seasonable on the low to mid 70s.

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