Record Heat in November?
Hello and happy Tuesday everyone. Mostly quiet weather conditions around the country continue today with only a clipper or two causing dreary skies for some along the international border. Clipper #1 is in the Eastern Great Lakes region and clipper #2 is entering the Western Great Lakes region. These fast moving bundles of energy will kick up a few light rains showers or evening snow flurries. Don’t expect any washouts, certainly nothing like last week that gripped much of the Mississippi Valley with flooding rains. There are still a few spots dealing with water nearly 10 feet above flood stage along the River. A recent report out of southwestern Illinois has thousands of acres of farmland still under water. The purple dots on the map below indicate Major Flooding occurring now:
Today’s Weather Map:
Again, today’s weather is pretty inactive. The clipper moving along the international border will be in the Northeast tomorrow and early Thursday. Behind that clipper, high pressure settles in and keep things dry through the rest of the week. That high pressure system is actually keep things a little toasty down in the southwest… See below:
Record Heat in the South?
Here are the expected high temperatures for a few locations in southern Arizona today and their respective record high temperature for today’s date:
92 degrees for Tucson, AZ in November is somewhat unusual, take a look at the All-Time Record November High Temperature for Tucson:
This buble of warm air will glide across the U.S. this week, bringing slightly to much above average tempertures across a large number of the nation through the rest of the week. I’m sure many will enjoy the brief warm up!
Welp, that’s it for now… Don’t forget to tune in tomorrow for the latest and greatest weather facts and tidbits.
Meteorologist Todd Nelson – WeatherNation