Building to record setting warmth; winter will show up long range

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WARM STRETCH UNDERWAY

Getting warmer for the weekend.  High temperatures Wednesday reached 56° – warmest for the date since 1999 and 15° above normal.

The mild spell will hold throughout the weekend and even turn warmer with long standing temperature records to fall Saturday and Sunday. Current forecast of 66° Saturday and Sunday are 30° above normal. The current RPM forecast’s record breaking warmth by 10 AM Saturday. The record is 63° set 88 years ago!

Warm Anamoly

Regional 18z Yesterday RPM 12km Temperature

70° IN DECEMBER IS VERY RARE

Could we reach 70°?  It is possible but timing the rainfall is still to be resolved. Only 4 December’s have ever produced a 70° day. most recent 2001. Stay tuned!

December Warmth

WHEN WINTER WILL APPEAR?

Winter enthusiasts: LARGE pattern change still in the works by Christmas. Current pattern will be breaking as a series of potent storms sweep the nation. A surge of warmth into Alaska forecast in the days leading up to Christmas will dislodge cold air. The long advertised pattern change beyond the middle of the month is still a go.

A flow of mild, oceanic air is currently bathing the nation.
A flow of mild, oceanic air is currently bathing the nation.
This level warmth cannot hold on.  A major patter shift is still coming as we head toward Christmas
This level warmth cannot hold on. A major patter shift is still coming as we head toward Christmas

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