51 F. high in the Twin Cities Wednesday.
42 F. average high for November 14.
52 F. high on November 14, 2011.
2.19" rain since September 1; 4.16" less than normal for that period.
Dry weather expected Thanksgiving Day, highs near 50 as clouds increase.
30s next Friday ("Black Friday"). You'll need a heavy jacket for power-shopping after Turkey Day.
Photo credit above: "Houses in Bayhead, N.J., showed effects of Sandy Nov. 2. Rising populations and seas, and more severe weather, may mean $100 billion a year in global damage by 2100." Tim Larsen/New Jersey Governor’s Office/Reuters.
Paul's Conservation Minnesota Outlook for the Twin Cities and all of Minnesota: