November 6 National Weather Roundup

By: associated press
By: associated press

The Nation's Weather: Friday, November 6, 2009

NATIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY:
Across the eastern half of the country, light snow across the Northeast will come to an end this morning as high pressure asserts
itself across the region. Generally dry conditions are expected
today. However, some scattered light showers or drizzle may
breakout this evening and tonight across the western Great Lakes. A
warm front and southerly winds will bring above normal temperatures
across the central U.S. this afternoon.
The western U.S. will see a cold front pushing across the
Cascades and into the northern Rockies this morning with heavy
rains and higher elevation snows. Snow levels are forecast to drop
to around 3000 feet today. Some areas of the Olympics and Cascades
could see 5-11 inches of snow today with strong winds also
spreading across the Pacific Northwest.
Another surge of precipitation will push into Washington and Oregon tonight, adding to the heavy precipitation amounts. Up to 20
inches of snow may fall over the next two days over higher elevations of the Cascades.

WEATHER EXTREMES FOR YESTERDAY:
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).............93 Mesa, AZ
HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..............93 Mesa, AZ
LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..............11 Daniel, WY .............................................. Farson, WY
LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...............11 Daniel, WY
.............................................. Farson, WY
HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).....................91 Garibaldi, OR
HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)............0.43 Miami Beach, FL

ON THIS DATE IN HISTORY:
In 1951, a snow storm blanketed areas from the Texas panhandle to the Lower Great Lakes. In the Saint Louis area, up to 20 inches was reported in Washington County. Sedan, Kansas had 13.5 inches while 13 inches fell in Decatur, Illinois.
In 1987, a strong low pressure system produced high winds across the northeastern U.S. Rhode Island reported wind gusts to 63 mph.
In 2005, Indiana was struck with its deadliest tornado since the Super Outbreak on April 3rd, 1974. There was 23 fatalities when an early morning tornado struck Evansville.
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