34 F. average high for November 27.
37 F. high on November 27, 2011.
40s by the weekend.
50s possible Monday of next week, again late next week.
+15 F. Highs the first week of December may average 15 degrees above average.
Photo credit : "Erosion caused by high water is seen along the beach on Sullivans Island, S.C., in this photograph made on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. Scientists at Clemson University and Georgia Tech have proposed it could be possible to raise the coastline during an era of sea level rise by injecting sediment-laden slurry into fractures beneath the earth's surface." (AP Photo/Bruce Smith).
In Sandy's Wake, Lessons About Fire Safety More Relevant Than Ever. I know it's counterintuitive (during a flooding storm surge), but fire was a huge hazard with Sandy. More details from Benzinga: "...Many people still keep traditional candles as part of their hurricane or disaster preparedness kit. But these candles can create extra hazards if left unattended, even for a short time. In some cases, homeowners fall asleep with a candle burning and wake up to find the house burning around them. Battery operated candles are a much safer alternative and can also last much longer than regular candles..."
Image above: NOAA.
Photo credit above: "In Newport Beach in Southern California, city planners are looking into raising sea walls in waterfront neighborhoods like Balboa Island that are prone to flooding." (Los Angeles Times)
Photo credit: "Don't expect to see surfboards - or snowboards - on these majestic frozen outcroppings near the Dumont D'Urville research station in Antarctica." Photo by Tony Travouillon.
1998: The morning low in Rochester, MN of 54 degrees was actually higher than the previous record high for the date. The temperature would reach 62 degrees during the day, smashing the old record of 53
1983: Widespread snowfall occurred across much of central Minnesota with snowfall totals at or above 1 foot in many areas. A record 15 inches fell in Gaylord and 14 inches fell in Farmington.
1960: Major storm produces near hurricane force winds on Lake Superior, with 20 to 40 foot waves on the lake. Erosion and damage occurred on the North Shore.
Paul's Conservation Minnesota Outlook for the Twin Cities and all of Minnesota:
WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Partly to mostly cloudy, not quite as chilly. Low: 24
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Photo credit above: "Jake Bartlett stepped into his snowboard at Sugarbush Mountain. Ski area operators have high hopes for the season." By Katie Johnston. Globe Staff / November 26, 2012
Photo credit above: "Thailand experienced its worst flooding in 2011." Photo: Shermaine Ho/IRIN.