National Weather Summary Friday, Nov. 27
NATIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY:
A strong low pressure system located off the coast of Long Island is bringing heavy rain to portions of New England today.
Rainfall amounts are already approaching an inch across eastern
Massachusetts and rain continues to lift north into Maine. Total
rainfall is expected to range from 1-2 inches from this storm
system across much of New England. Very strong winds are also
developing across the Northeast with gusts over 40mph across much
of Pennsylvania and New York. Winds will remain strong through the
night and increase over New England as the coastal low continues to
deepen. Light snow showers have been reported across the eastern
Great Lakes today, but there have been no accumulations. The
remainder of the East is experiencing dry conditions with below
A ridge of high pressure is located from the Rockies into the central Plains, providing mostly sunny skies and very mild
temperatures. High temperatures today are anywhere from 10-15
degrees above normal across the central and northern Plains states.
A weak cold front continues to push into the Pacific Northwest with
light rain and mountain snow being reported across northern
California, Oregon and Washington.
WEATHER EXTREMES FOR YESTERDAY:
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).............77 Chandler, AZ
HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..............77 Chandler, AZ
LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).............. 1 Gunnison, CO
LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...............-1 Grants NM
HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).....................50 Livingston, MT
HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)............0.84 Beverly, MA
ON THIS DATE IN HISTORY:
In 1912, snow fell in northern Florida, the only time that has
happened in November in recorded history.
In 1988, blizzard conditions occurred across Minnesota, with winds near 70 mph and widespread snows over 12 inches. Fargo, North Dakota reported a wind chill reading of 34 degrees below zero.
In 1995, seven storms and melting snows over the period from Nov. 27 to Dec. 6 caused severe flooding along the Cedar River in
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