NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It appears it’s time to break out the sweaters, jackets and scarves.

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Fall may officially be one week away but with temperatures dropping nearly 40 degrees since Wednesday it feels like the seasons have already changed.

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Thursday night’s breezy, rainy weather ushered in temperatures the Big Apple hasn’t seen in months. Residents woke up Friday to temperatures in the mid 40s.

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“I’m freezing my butt of right now,” one man in Columbus Circle said.

“I thought I was ready but this is cold, this is really cold,” Elanya McQueen, of Canarsie, told CBS 2’s Kristin Thorne. “I have on a long-sleeved shirt and I’m still cold.”

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In Times Square, some people sipped on hot coffee just to keep warm while others tried to convince themselves cold is just a state of mind.

“I’m pacing around trying to keep a mental state that I’m having fun,” Eddie Espinosa said.

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Some in Manhattan weren’t complaining about the cooler weather.

“We’re loving it,” Vince Colaluca said. “I was able to throw a coat on, come to Times Square and not worry about getting blistered in the summer heat.”

Friday will be mostly sunny with a high of 66. Temperatures are expected to drop again overnight with a low of 44 in the suburbs and 50 in Midtown Manhattan.

Saturday will see a mix of sun and clouds with highs in the upper 60s.

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