Welcome to Indian Summer part two.
Sunday’s high of 63 was 21 degrees above our average high of 42, and just one shy of the record of 64 set back in 2005! Hope you used the opportunity to get those last few leaves up, and stroll aimlessly down the block.
Highs will linger in the 50s through tomorrow, before a cold front snaps us back to reality Tuesday night. A bracing northwest wind will blow back into town Wednesday and Thursday.
So far November is running 2.6 degrees above average. This makes the ninth straight month of above normal readings in the metro. We will cool off though, and this month may end up closer to average. The models are hinting at our first big chance of snow late on Thanksgiving weekend, but that is way too far out to bet the farm now, so stay tuned.
Let’s have some fun with this one. Here’s NOAA’s GFS Model for Thanksgiving weekend. Let’s see how much this changes from day to day between now and then. It should be a good study in how fickle the models can be that far out!