Nothing like a frigid start to November. This morning temperatures began in the teens in many parts of my area. Monticello dipped to 12 and Dubuque, after picking up 6" of snow Halloween, broke a record with a low of 13. I believe the Quad Cities tied their record at 19. Here in Cedar Rapids we missed the record by 2 degrees with a nice fresh 17.
Here's a few more readings from around my area. In a couple spots temperatures are actually a little colder so these are not official but a good representation.
Today clouds have returned and so have a few rain and snow showers. These are going to be scattered and light but some of you will likely see a few more flakes before they move out this evening. Here's the radar at 1:00pm.
Temperatures have warmed above freezing but won't go much higher. Upper 30s to low 40s will do it in most places today.
The rest of the weekend looks pretty quiet and cold, especially for early November. Highs Saturday should hold in the upper 30s to near 40 and Sunday should see a bump into the low to mid 40s. (Still 10-15 degrees below normal). Late Sunday there could be a few more showers in the far northeast but not all models are showing the threat. It won't be much if it even happens.
Last but not least, daylight savings time ends meaning set the clock back one hour before you go to bed Saturday night. It's also the recommended time to check the batteries in those smoke detectors and weather radios!
Have a great weekend and enjoy the "extra" hour of sleep Sunday morning. Roll weather...TS
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