First Warning: Near record cold to end the week
Looking at temperature data of over the past 120 years, Highs, while not record breaking they are close and in the coldest ten percentile of highs on record. Thursday is expected to be the coldest day, Record lows for this time of year are near the single digits and are not expected to be broken.
Coldest High Temperatures ( Table 1) ThreatEx
|11/11||30 in 1950||30 in 1894||31 in 1996|
|11/12||27 in 1920||27 in 1894||28 in 1995|
|11/13||18 in 1986||27 in 1940||28 in 1920|
|11/14||26 in 1911||29 in 1969||29 in 1940|
|11/15||20 in 1916||27 in 1933||29 in 1969|
|11/16||25 in 1933||29 in 1920||30 in 1997|
|11/17||15 in 1959||26 in 2005||28 in 1908|
|11/18||26 in 1951||26 in 1910||27 in 1989|
Interesting enough this is NOT the polar vortex, but it is related to it. Here's a great write-up by ABC News on how a storm in the Bering Sea can impact the Midwest.
Long-range trends show near record cold continuing into next week. Models hint at a break in this pattern possibly in two weeks.
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