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Record Heat Ends Wednesday

17 Nov 2021, 10:20 am

A frontal boundary moving across the central U.S. will bring an end to record temps this week, but a few will see warm temps for just one more day on Wednesday. The front could bring some wet weather too. More below …

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New Records

Records were broken in the Pacific Northwest on Monday from Seattle to Helena. The cooler air arrived yesterday and temps remain near average again today.

Records were broken from California to Texas on Monday and Tuesday with the most impressive readings coming out of the Lone Star State.

In fact, Lubbock, TX broke a record high Tuesday hitting 88°! This was the 3rd hottest November temperature recorded in November. This Wednesday morning… 40 degrees colder.


Brisk conditions are expected in the northern US with highs in the 30s and 40s today.

Typically south central parts of the nation are in the 60s and 70s for highs, the cooler air settles in for the end of the week with highs in the 50s and 60s.

For the latest forecast for the Southwest and South Central regions, tune in at :50 and :30 past the hour, or stream the regional forecast on demand through the WeatherNation app.

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Erik Kostrzewa was born and raised in the state of Michigan; spending much of his life in the suburbs of Detroit. Erik attended the University of Michigan and earned a Bachelor’s Degr... Load Moreee in Earth Systems Science and Engineering with a concentration in Meteorology. His first on-air job was straight out of college in Lansing, Michigan at WLNS-TV. After a few years, he moved an hour west to Grand Rapids to continue his career at FOX17 news. While in the heart of the lower peninsula, Erik covered a wide variety of challenging weather from lake-effect snow to derechos. Erik definitely has an interesting last name which comes from his Polish descent. If you are wondering how it is pronounced, the easiest way to say it is “Ka-Stree-Va”. Erik is thrilled to forecast on a national scale at WeatherNation and experience an even wider range of weather in Colorado! He is also looking forward to experiencing his first 14er on one of the many mountains in the state. Follow Erik on Twitter and Facebook!