Thanksgiving Day through Tuesday 30 November
Extended outlooks are more general in nature than the daily short term forecasts. Beyond a week, there is often significant uncertainty in the location and intensity of specific weather events. I will note where there is less, or greater, confidence than normal in these extended outlooks.
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Here is the latest short term weather forecast.
- Little change in the weather pattern over the next seven days.
- Warm in the West, cool in the East
- Drier than average over most of the Country; Pacific Northwest being the exception
- Periodic high winds over the Northern Rockies.
- Windy across the Central U.S. Monday and Tuesday (30 November).
Outlook for Thanksgiving Day (25 November) – Saturday 27 November:
— Storm develops over the St. Lawrence Valley Thursday night. Snow spreads from Michigan to northern New England Thursday through Saturday. No snow for the coastal cities.
— Warm Pacific storm for Washington Saturday and Saturday night.
— Possible clipper-type storm brings light snow and rain from the Upper Midwest into the Ohio River Valley Saturday and Sunday.
— Warmer than normal temperatures build into the West; cooler than normal temperatures remain east of the Mississippi River.
Outlook for Sunday 28 – Tuesday 30 November:
— Storm develops over Lake Superior on Monday. Rain and snow for the Great Lakes States Monday and Tuesday.
— High winds Monday over the Northern Plains.
— Strong winds spread into the Midwest on Tuesday.
— California, Florida, the Southwest remain dry throughout the forecast period..
— Little change in the temperature pattern as described earlier: Cooler than average over the East, warmer than average over the West.