Record-breaking temps expected in Tucson on Thanksgiving Day

Record-breaking temps expected in Tucson on Thanksgiving Day

The National Weather Service expects another day of record-setting temperatures on Thanksgiving. Temperatures will come down a couple of de

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The National Weather Service expects another day of record-setting temperatures on Thanksgiving.

Temperatures will come down a couple of degrees through the weekend, but forecast models indicate a stronger trough from the northwest will allow a greater cool down by next Tuesday, along with breezy winds.

Oxnard similarly broke the record temperature for November 22, reaching 91 degrees before noon and eventually topping out at 97 degrees.

While the extent of this cooler weather is still uncertain, daytime highs should drop much closer to average and nighttime lows will likely be the coldest we’ve seen since last Spring.

Temperature records were smashed across San Diego County Wednesday as the region hit the expected peak of a mini heat wave.

The warmest years in Tucson now are 2014 and 2016, which both had an average temperature of 72.1 degrees.

According to Joe Sirard, meteorologist of the NWS, as quoted by the Los Angeles Times, the heat record for Thanksgiving, pagan feast celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November, had been set to 32 degrees on November 26, 1903. It remains D.C.’s only Thanksgiving when the high temperature stayed below freezing all day.

On the other side of the country, the East coast of the u.s. grelottera in the face of temperatures in the fall, around zero degree celsius.

Turkey day 2017 may go down in the record books weatherwise for many reasons. “We will likely not only have record highs, but we could approach highest temps for this late in the year”, according to an weather service statement. The last time Washington saw measurable snow on Thanksgiving Day was almost 30 years ago – in 1989.

Luckily, there won’t be any rain or snow to get in the way of Thanksgiving travel plans this year. In 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt pushed for the holiday to be observed a week earlier than usual.

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