Friday, October 31, 2014

New York City metro-area forecast for October 31-December 14,2014 from accuweather.com

Here's the 45-day weather forecast for the New York City metro-area for the period of the last day of October (Halloween),all of November,and the first 2 weeks of December (October 31-December 14), 2014 from accuweather.com








Tonight,October 31-November 1: Becoming cloudy,rainy,raw,dank,and dreary,with a chance for a couple of rain showers and a low temperature dropping to the middle 40's,the blustery,biting, northeasterly winds making it feel even colder,like it's only in the lower and middle 30's,at times, overnight.As of 3:30AM,EDT,November 1,it's cloudy and in the middle 40's,with 79% humidity,in White Plains,NY,and it's 47 degrees and cloudy,with 79% humidity,in New York City.

Tomorrow,November 1: November of 2014 begins turning cloudy,rainy,raw,and unseasonably cool to chilly for mid-autumn,with rain at times and a high temperature of 50-55 degrees,the blustery,biting, northerly winds,which could gust up to 30-mph,at times,making it feel much colder,like it's only 40-45 degrees,at times.

Tomorrow,November 1-2: Remaining cloudy,rainy,raw,dank,and dreary,but turning colder than recent nights with considerable cloudiness and a chance for a little evening rain possible and a low temperature dropping to around 40 degrees,the blustery,biting,northwesterly winds,which could gust up to 25-mph,at times,making it feel much colder,like it's only in the middle 20's,at times,overnight.

Sunday,November 2: Remaining unseasonably chilly and windy with a mix of sunshine and patchy clouds and a high temperature only in the upper 40's to lower 50's,the blustery,biting,northwesterly winds,which could gust up to 45-mph,at times,making it feel even colder,like it's only 35-40 degrees,at times.Becoming mainly clear and cold with a low temperature dropping to the middle 30's, the blustery,biting,northwesterly winds,which could still gust past 25-mph,at times,making it feel much colder,like it's only 20-25 degrees,at times,overnight.

Monday,November 3: Turning partly sunny and warmer than recent days,as it turns seasonably mild for mid-autumn,with a high temperature of 55-60 degrees.Becoming clear and not as cold as recent nights,with a low temperature dropping to the upper 30's to lower 40's,overnight.

Tuesday,November 4: Election Day 2014 will be remaining partly sunny,but turning even warmer as it turns rather mild to warm for very early November,with a high temperature in the upper 50's to lower and middle 60's.Becoming mostly cloudy and much warmer than recent nights with a low temperature dropping to around 50 degrees,overnight.

Wednesday,November 5: Remaining partly sunny and unseasonably mild to warm,with a high temperature in the middle 60's.Becoming cloudy,rainy,and unseasonably mild to warm for mid-autumn,with a chance for a passing rain shower and a low temperature dropping to the upper 40's to lower 50's,overnight.

Thursday,November 6: Remaining mostly cloudy and mild with showers possible and a high temperature of 60-65 degrees.Becoming clear and not as mild as recent nights,with a low temperature dropping to the middle 40's,overnight.

Friday,November 7: Turning sunny and cooler than recent days with plenty of gorgeous sunshine and a high temperature of 55-60 degrees.Becoming clear and much colder than recent nights with a low temperature dropping to the middle and upper 30's,overnight.

Saturday,November 8: Turning much colder than recent days with increasing cloudiness and a high temperature of around 50 degrees.Becoming cloudy,raw,and seasonably chilly to cold for early November,with a low temperature dropping to the upper 30's to lower 40's,overnight.

Sunday,November 9: Becoming cloudy,rainy,and warmer than recent days with a spotty rain shower possible and a high temperature of around 60 degrees.Remaining cloudy,rainy,raw,dank,dreary,and seasonably cold for mid-autumn and early November,with a chance for a cold rain and a low temperature dropping to the upper 30's to lower 40's,once again,the blustery,biting,southeasterly winds,which could gust up to 55-mph,causing widespread damage and power-outages,making it feel much colder,like it's only 20-25 degrees,at times,overnight.

Monday,November 10: Remaining cloudy and rainy,but not as mild,with periods of rain and a high temperature in the middle 50's.Becoming clear and seasonably cold with a low temperature dropping to the middle and upper 30's,overnight.

Tuesday,November 11: Veteran's Day 2014 will be turning sunny and much colder than recent days with abundant sunshine and a high temperature of just 45-50 degrees.Becoming clear to partly cloudy and very cold for mid-autumn and early November,with a low temperature dropping to 25-30 degrees,overnight.

Wednesday,November 12: Turning unseasonably cold for early-to-mid November,with a mix of sunshine and some clouds and a high temperature of just 40-45 degrees.Remaining clear and very cold with a low temperature dropping to the upper 20's to lower 30's,overnight.

Thursday,November 13: Remaining sunny and unseasonably cold for early-to-mid November with sunny skies and a high temperature only in the lower and middle 40's.Becoming mostly cloudy and wintry,but remaining very cold for mid-to-late autumn,with a chance for a snow flurry and a low temperature dropping to 25-30 degrees,overnight.

Friday,November 14: Turning cloudy,rainy,and milder/warmer than recent days,with a morning wintry mix of rain and sleet followed by a chance for a couple of afternoon rain showers and a high temperature in the upper 40's to lower 50's.Remaining mostly cloudy and very cold,but dry,with a low temperature dropping to 25-30 degrees,once again,overnight.

Saturday,November 15: Not as mild,with times of clouds and sun and a high temperature only in the lower and middle 40's.Remaining partly cloudy and very cold for mid-November,with a low temperature dropping to the upper 20's to lower 30's,overnight.

Sunday,November 16: Turning cloudy and much warmer than recent days,as it turns unseasonably mild for mid-to-late autumn and mid-November,with a high temperature of 55-60 degrees.Turning much warmer than recent nights with clearing and a low temperature dropping to 40-45 degrees, overnight.

Monday,November 17: Remaining cloudy and rainy,but turning colder,with a chance for rain,and a high temperature of around 50 degrees.Remaining cloudy,rainy,raw,dank,dreary,and seasonably cold for mid-to-late autumn with a chance for a little rain and a low temperature dropping to the upper 30's to lower 40's,overnight.

Tuesday,November 18: Remaining mostly cloudy and seasonably cool for mid-to-late November and late autumn,with a high temperature in the upper 40's to lower 50's.Remaining cloudy and seasonably chilly to cold with a low temperature dropping to the upper 30's to lower 40's,once again,overnight.

Wednesday,November 19: Turning milder than recent days with plenty of clouds and a high temperature in the middle 50's.Remaining cloudy,rainy,raw,dank,dreary,and seasonably cold with plenty of clouds and a chance for an evening rain shower followed by a little late-night rain and a low temperature dropping to 35-40 degrees,overnight.

Thursday,November 20: Remaining cloudy,rainy,and mild,with considerable cloudiness and a chance for a couple of rain showers followed by a steadier rain and a high temperature in the lower and middle 50's.Remaining cloudy,raw,and seasonably cold with plenty of clouds and a low temperature dropping to 35-40 degrees,once again,overnight.

Friday,November 21: Remaining cloudy and rainy,but turning colder than recent days with a little morning rain followed by a spotty afternoon rain shower and a high temperature only in the middle and upper 40's,the blustery,biting,northeasterly winds,which could gust up to 25-mph,at times,making it feel even colder,like it's only in the middle and upper 30's,at times.Remaining cloudy and rainy,but not as cold with a chance for a little rain and a low temperature dropping to the upper 30's to lower 40's,overnight.

Saturday,November 22: Remaining cloudy,rainy,raw,and seasonably chilly with occasional rain and a high temperature of around 50 degrees.Remaining cloudy,rainy,raw,dank,and dreary,with occasional rain and a low temperature dropping to the upper 30's to lower 40's,once again,overnight.

Sunday,November 23: Turning warmer than recent days,as it turns unseasonably mild for very late November and late autumn with clouds giving way to some sun and a high temperature in the middle and upper 50's.Becoming clear,but remaining unseasonably mild for late autumn,with a low temperature dropping,for the third straight night,down to the upper 30's to lower 40's,overnight.

Monday,November 24: Remaining mostly cloudy,rainy,and mild with a touch of rain and a high temperature in the middle and upper 50's,once again.Remaining cloudy,rainy,and mild,with a touch of rain and a low temperature dropping to 40-45 degrees,the blustery,biting,southwesterly winds,which could gust past 30-mph,at times,making it feel much colder,like it's only 25-30 degrees,at times, overnight.

Tuesday,November 25: Remaining cloudy,rainy,and unseasonably mild for very late November and very late autumn,with a little morning rain followed by a scattered afternoon thunderstorm possible and a high temperature of 55-60 degrees.Remaining cloudy,rainy,and unseasonably mild with periods of rain and a low temperature dropping to the upper 30's to lower 40's,the blustery,biting, northwesterly winds,which could gust past 20-mph,at times,making it feel much colder,like it's only 25-30 degrees,at times,overnight.

Wednesday,November 26: Turning mostly sunny and much colder than recent days,as it turns unseasonably cold,once again,with a high temperature of just 40-45 degrees.Becoming partly cloudy and colder than recent nights,with a low temperature dropping to 30-35 degrees,overnight.

Thursday,November 27: Thanksgiving Day 2014 will be turning cloudy,rainy,raw,dank,and dreary, but remaining rather cold for the end of November,with periods of rain,and a high temperature of just 40-45 degrees,once again.Remaining cloudy,rainy,raw,and cold,with a cold rain and a low temperature dropping to 30-35 degrees,once again,the blustery,biting,northeasterly winds,which could gust up to 35-mph,at times,making it feel markedly colder,making it feel bitterly cold to frigid, like it's only in the LOWER AND MIDDLE TEENS ABOVE ZERO,at times,overnight.

Friday,November 28: Black Friday 2014 will be remaining cloudy,rainy,even wintry,raw,and cold with a little morning rain followed by a chance for an afternoon rain or snow shower and a high temperature,for the third straight day,of 40-45 degrees,the blustery,biting,northwesterly winds,which could gust up to 25-mph,at times,making it feel much colder,like it's around 30 degrees,at times.Remaining mostly cloudy,raw,and seasonably cold for the end of November,and a low temperature dropping,for the third straight night,down to 30-35 degrees,the blustery,biting, northwesterly winds,which could gust up to 25-mph,at times,making it feel much colder,like it's only in the upper teens to lower 20's,at times,overnight.

Saturday,November 29: Remaining wintry and cold,with an early mix of sun and clouds and a chance for a spotty afternoon rain or snow shower and a high temperature only in the upper 30's to lower 40's,the blustery,biting,westerly winds,which could gust past 20-mph,at times,making it feel much colder,like it's only in the upper 20's to lower 30's,at times.Remaining cloudy,cold,and wintry,with plenty of clouds and a chance for a couple of snow flurries and a low temperature dropping,for the fourth straight night,down to 30-35 degrees,the blustery,biting,westerly winds,which could gust up to 20-mph,at times,making it feel much colder,like it's only 15-20 degrees,at times,overnight.

Sunday,November 30: November of 2014 ends remaining cloudy,wintry,and cold,with considerable cloudiness and a chance for a couple of snow flurries and a high temperature only in the upper 30's to lower 40's,once again,the blustery,biting,westerly winds,which could gust up to 30-mph,at times, making it feel much colder,like it's only in the middle 20's,at times.Remaining seasonably cold with areas of low clouds and a low temperature dropping,for the fifth straight night,down to 30-35 degrees,the blustery,biting,westerly winds,which could gust up 30-mph,at times,making it feel much colder,like it's only 15-20 degrees,at times,once again,overnight.

Monday,December 1: December of 2014 begins remaining cold,with a mix of sun and areas of low clouds and a high temperature,for the third straight day,only in the upper 30's to lower 40's.Becoming partly cloudy,but remaining seasonably cold for the end of autumn,with a low temperature dropping to the lower and middle 30's,overnight.

Tuesday,December 2: Remaining cold with intervals of clouds and sunshine and a high temperature, for the fourth straight day,in the upper 30's to lower 40's.Remaining partly cloudy and cold with a low temperature dropping to 30-35 degrees,overnight.

Wednesday,December 3: Remaining mostly cloudy and cold with a high temperature,for the fifth straight day,only in the upper 30's to lower 40's.Becoming cloudy and rainy,but remaining seasonably cold,with a touch of rain and a low temperature dropping to 30-35 degrees,once again,overnight.

Thursday,December 4: Remaining mostly cloudy and cold with a high temperature only around 40 degrees.Becoming cloudy,rainy,even wintry,with a bit of rain and freezing rain/ice possible and a low temperature dropping,for the third straight night,down to 30-35 degrees,overnight.

Friday,December 5: Remaining cloudy,rainy,raw,and cold,with periods of rain and a high temperature of around 40 degrees,once again,the blustery,biting,northeasterly winds,which could gust up to 25-mph,at times,making it feel much colder,like it's only in the middle 20's.Remaining cloudy, wintry,and windy,with rain and sleet possible and a low temperature dropping,for the fourth straight night,down to 30-35 degrees,the blustery,biting,easterly winds,which could gust past 30-mph,at times,making it feel much colder,like it's only in the lower and middle teens,at times,overnight.

Saturday,December 6: Remaining cloudy and rainy,but turning warmer than recent days with periods of rain and a high temperature of 45-50 degrees.Remaining mostly cloudy,windy,and rainy,with a scattered evening rain shower and a low temperature dropping to the upper 20's to lower 30's,the blustery,biting,westerly winds,which could gust past 30-mph,at times,making it feel bitterly cold to frigid,like it's only 10-15 degrees above zero,at times,overnight.

Sunday,December 7: Turning much colder,with a mix of clouds and sunshine and a high temperature of just 35-40 degrees,the blustery,biting,westerly winds,which could gust up to 35-mph,at times, making it feel much colder,like it's only in the lower and middle 20's,at times.Remaining partly cloudy,but turning colder than recent nights with a low temperature dropping to 25-30 degrees,the blustery,biting,westerly winds,which could gust up to 25-mph,at times,making it feel much colder, like it's only in the lower and middle teens above zero,at times,overnight.

Monday,December 8: Remaining cold with partial sunshine and a high temperature of just 35-40 degrees,once again,the blustery,biting,northwesterly winds,which could gust past 20-mph,at times, making it feel like it's only in the middle and upper 20's,at times.Remaining partly cloudy and very cold with a low temperature dropping to the middle and upper 20's,overnight.

Tuesday,December 9: Remaining seasonably cold for early December and the end of autumn with a blend of sun and clouds and a high temperature of around 40 degrees.Not as cold as recent nights with plenty of clouds and a touch of rain and a low temperature holding in the middle 30's,overnight.

Wednesday,December 10: Turning cloudy,rainy,and warmer than recent days as it turns unseasonably mild for the end of autumn,with periods of rain and a high temperature in the upper 40's to lower 50's.Remaining mostly cloudy,rainy,raw,dank,and dreary,with evening rain showers followed by a spotty late-night rain shower and a low temperature dropping to 30-35 degrees,the blustery,biting, southwesterly winds,which could gust past 20-mph,at times,making it feel much colder,like it's only around 20 degrees,at times,overnight.

Thursday,December 11: Remaining mainly cloudy,rainy,and unseasonably mild with a morning rain shower and a high temperature of around 50 degrees.Becoming partly cloudy,windy,and colder than recent nights,with a low temperature dropping to 25-30 degrees,the blustery,biting,northwesterly winds,which could gust past 35-mph,at times,making it feel much colder,like it's only 10-15 degrees above zero,at times,overnight.

Friday,December 12: Turning much colder than recent days with a mix of sunshine and some clouds and a high temperature only in the middle and upper 30's.Becoming cloudy,wintry,and quite cold, much colder than recent nights with considerable cloudiness and a chance for a little snow and a low temperature dropping to the lower and middle 20's,the blustery,biting,northwesterly winds,which could gust up to 20-mph,at times,making it feel brutally cold to frigid,like it's only in the MIDDLE AND UPPER SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE ZERO,at times,overnight.

Saturday,December 13: Remaining cloudy,wintry,snowy,and very cold with periods of morning snow followed by a chance for an afternoon snow flurry and a high temperature only in the middle 30's,the blustery,biting,northwesterly winds,which could gust up to 35-mph,at times,making it feel much colder,like it's only around 20 degrees,at times.Becoming partly cloudy,but remaining quite cold, even for early-to-mid December and the end of autumn,with a low temperature dropping to the upper teens to lower 20's above zero,the blustery,biting,northwesterly winds,which could gust past 35-mph, at times,making it feel brutally cold to frigid,like it's ON EITHER SIDE OF ZERO,at times, overnight.

Sunday,December 14: Remaining windy and very cold for mid-December,with times of clouds and sun and a high temperature of just 30-35 degrees,the blustery,biting,westerly winds,which could gust up to 35-mph,at times,making it feel much colder,like it's only in the middle and upper teens above zero,at times.Remaining partly cloudy and quite cold,with a low temperature dropping to the upper teens to lower 20's,once again,the blustery,westerly winds,which could gust up to 25-mph,at times, making it feel brutally cold to frigid,like it's only A FEW DEGREES ABOVE ZERO,at times, overnight.

Weekend Storm to Bring First Flakes For Some in New England, Great Lakes, Appalachians (FORECAST)

By Jon Erdman
Published: October 31,2014




 
Winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories are posted for parts of the Appalachians and snow advisories are in effect in the Great Lakes as the season's first snow targets those areas throughout the weekend.
As of Friday evening, up to 10 inches of snow fell in Presque Isle, Wisconsin and near Three Lakes, Michigan. Wind gusts up to 60 mph have also been reported in parts of Michigan, as well as a 69 mph wind gust in Chicago, Illinois.
(WINTER ALERTS: Appalachians | Great Lakes)

Snow Timing

Given the expected intensity of a southward plunge of the jet stream and the magnitude and depth of cold air pulled with it, we're not simply talking about chilly rain showers, but also accumulating snow for some as well as the first flakes of the season for others.
- Saturday: Additional snow will fall over the Appalachians and parts of the piedmont from east Tennessee and western North Carolina (possibly Upstate South Carolina) north to at least West Virginia. Some wet snow may also linger in parts of eastern Lower Michigan, Ohio, western Pennsylvania, western New York. Snow may develop later in parts of northern New England.
Sunday: Snow, possibly heavy, in parts of northern New England and gusty winds are expected as well.
Heavy snow and high winds into Monday and early Tuesday in parts of Atlantic Canada, from New Brunswick to Labrador.
(FORECAST: Winter 2014-2015)

How Much Snow?

At right is our latest 48-hour snowfall forecast. Keep in mind additional snow may fall beyond the 48-hour window shown in the map. Here are the highlights of that forecast:
- Accumulating snow likely: U.P. and northern Lower Michigan, northern Wisconsin, Appalachians from West Virginia to east Tennessee, western North Carolina, and the mountains of northern New England. A few areas of the Appalachians may pick up 6 inches of snow, or locally more. Totals over 6 inches are possible in parts of Maine (northern or eastern).
Some chance of accumulating snow: Parts of eastern Wisconsin, southern Lower Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, eastern Kentucky, western/northern Pennsylvania, western/central New York, piedmont of North Carolina, Upstate South Carolina,
- Some possible season's first flake cities: Marquette, Detroit, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Charleston (WV), Asheville, Caribou (ME)
Be prepared for hazardous winter driving conditions, particularly on bridges or overpasses, if you have plans to check out the fall foliage in the Appalachians this weekend.
(FORECAST: Great Smoky Mountains N.P. | Shenandoah N.P.)
Also, with low pressure intensifying off the Eastern seaboard this weekend, the combination of strong winds and wet snow accumulations may lead to some power outages and downed trees/tree limbs in parts of the Appalachians and northern New England.
Persistent strong winds off Lakes Superior and Michigan will also whip up some impressive waves along each lake's south shore. Lakeshore flood advisories have been posted, including in the lakefronts of Chicago and Marquette, Mich.
Even without any snow, it will be chilly and raw, with highs in much of the Great Lakes and Northeast holding in the 40s, or even 30s in some spots.
(FORECAST: Cold Blast Ahead)

Is This Snow Early?

In almost all locations, this will not be the earliest measurable (at least 0.1 inches) snow on record in the Great Lakes, Appalachians or northern New England. Here are some factoids about the season's first snow.

Detroit, coming off its snowiest season on record, typically sees its first measurable snow around November 15. According to the National Weather Service, measurable snow on Halloween has happened only once before in the Motor City's record, in 1993.
(MORE: Record Earliest Measurable Snow Where You Live | America's Snowiest Cities)
Check back with The Weather Channel and weather.com for the latest on this upcoming snow event.

Halloween 2014: A Trick for the East, West; Treat for the MidWest

October 31,2014



 
Editor's Note: The forecast information below is for Halloween 2014.
Halloween is finally here so let's find out if your forecast will be a trick or a treat.
Most of the country will see dry conditions for Halloween, though there will be a few exceptions. Chilly temperatures will also begin to arrive in parts of the East. Whether you are trick or treating in Magic Mountain, Vermont, or Hellhole Palms, California, take a look below to find out if wet conditions or cold temperatures will impact your Halloween festivities.
(MORE: Halloween Weekend Snow? | Cold Blast Coming)

Northeast

Showers will dot the Great Lakes and interior Northeast as a cold front plunges through the region Friday and Friday night. With chilly air in place, some of the precipitation will mix with or change over to snow showers near the Great Lakes.
The showers will then spread east during the evening and overnight hours, although much of the I-95 corridor should remain dry until Saturday.
It will be cool and breezy in these areas, with highs near to slightly below average for this time of year and temperatures overnight will drop into the 30s and 40s.
(FORECAST: Slaughter Beach, DEBoston | New York | Pittsburgh | Washington, DC)

South

Dry conditions are expected for much of the South on Halloween in the wake of a cold front. The exceptions to this may be a band of showers, perhaps a rumble of thunder along the Rio Grande Valley of Texas and there is also a chance of rain and snow showers in parts of Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina, as another cold front slides into the region.
High temperatures will be cool with 50s and 60s expected in the north and 70s farther south, with a few 80s expected in South Florida. Nighttime temperatures will mainly be in the 30s and 40s, with 50s along the Gulf Coast.
(FORECAST: Gore, VAAtlanta | Miami | Dallas | New Orleans)

Midwest

A cold front will bring windy conditions and a few showers, along with a few flakes of wet snow, to the Great Lakes and eastern Ohio Valley on Halloween. The rain and snow showers will continue through the overnight hours.
High pressure will build in behind the cold front, bringing colder temperatures and clearing conditions. Temperatures will be below average, with daytime highs in the 40s and 50s, with a few 30s from northern Michigan to northern Minnesota; nighttime lows will generally be in the 20s and 30s. Wind Chills in the Great Lakes region will be in the 20s and 30s around trick-or-treat time.
(FORECAST: Munster, INMinneapolis | Chicago | Detroit | Kansas City)

West

Most of the West will see dry and mostly clear conditions for Halloween. The one large exception will be along the West coast where rain and mountain snow are likely, along with gusty winds, as another frontal system glides ashore. The best chances for rain will be from central California to Washington state. Even Southern California will see needed rainfall develop after dark.
Record high temperatures are possible ahead of the cold front on Halloween, including in Las Vegas and Salt Lake City. High temperatures will range from the 50s in parts of the Northwest and some of the higher elevations to the low 90s in the low desert of southern Arizona. Temperatures overnight will tumble into the 40s and 50s for much of the West, with 30s in the higher elevations and 60s in southern Nevada and southern Arizona.

Vance Forms in the Eastern Pacific; the Atlantic Goes Quiet

By: Dr. Jeff Masters , 3:05PM,GMT on October 31,2014





Tropical Storm Vance formed in the Eastern Pacific on Thursday afternoon. Satellite images show that Vance is struggling with dry air and wind shear, with just a modest area of heavy thunderstorms that had not improved in organization since Thursday. By Saturday, the wind shear should relent, allowing intensification into a Category 1 hurricane by Sunday. The storm's heaviest rains will remain well offshore from Mexico through Sunday, but our two top models for predicting hurricane tracks--the GFS and European models--forecast that Vance will get pulled to the northeast by a trough of low pressure early next week, and make landfall in Mainland Mexico northwest of Puerto Vallarta on Tuesday night. The 8 am EDT Friday run of the SHIPS model predicted that wind shear would remain low, 5 - 10 knots, though Monday, then ramp up significantly on Monday night and Tuesday as Vance gets caught up in the trough of low pressure that will sling it into Mexico. The higher wind shear should be able to significantly weaken Vance before landfall, making heavy rain the primary threat. In their 11 am EDT Friday Wind Probability Forecast, NHC gave a 15% chance that Vance would bring tropical storm-force winds of 39+ mph to Puerto Vallarta and the tip of the Baja Peninsula. Vance's moisture will likely bring heavy rain and the threat of flooding to Texas on Wednesday.


Figure 1. VIIRS satellite image of Tropical Storm Vance off the Pacific coast of Mexico on Thursday, October 30, 2014. At the time, Vance had top sustained winds of 40 mph. Image credit: NOAA Visualization Lab.

A near-record active 2014 Eastern Pacific hurricane season
Vance's formation gives the 2014 Eastern Pacific (east of 140°W) 20 named storms, 13 hurricanes, and 8 intense hurricanes in 2014. An average Eastern Pacific hurricane season sees 15 named storms, 8 hurricanes, and 3 intense hurricanes during the entire year. This year is the busiest year since 1992, which set records for total number of named storms (25), hurricanes (14), and intense hurricanes (8). If we include the Central Pacific between 140°W and 180°W, these record tallies in 1992 were 28 named storms, 16 hurricanes, and 10 intense hurricanes. The 2014 totals in the combined Eastern and Central Pacific basins so far are 21 named storms, 15 hurricanes, and 9 intense hurricanes (Genevieve did not become a hurricane and then major hurricane until it crossed from the Eastern Pacific into the Central Pacific, and Category 1 Hurricane Ana existed only in the Central Pacific, not the Eastern Pacific.) On average, we can expect one more named storm and no hurricanes in the Eastern Pacific in November; I expect we will get 1 - 2 more named storms--Winnie and Xavier--this year, after Vance.

Arabian Sea's Tropical Cyclone Nilofar destroyed by wind shear
In the Arabian Sea between India and Africa, Cyclone Nilofar has been shredded by high wind shear of 50 knots, and the Joint Typhoon Warning Center has issued its last advisory on the system. Nilofar's remnants will bring a few areas of heavy rain to the India/Pakistan border region.


Figure 2. MODIS satellite image of Tropical Cyclone Nilofar in the Arabian Sea on Friday morning, October 31, 2014. At the time, Nilofar was a dissipating tropical storm with 40 mph winds, and the low-level circulation had been exposed to view by high wind shear. Image credit: NASA.

Tropical Storm Nuri forms in Western Pacific
The Western Pacific has become active again, with the formation of Tropical Storm Nuri. Nuri is headed towards Japan, and may pass close enough to Japan next Thursday and Friday to bring them heavy rain.

Quiet in the Atlantic
The Atlantic is quiet today, with no areas of concern to discuss. None of the three reliable models for predicting tropical cyclone genesis predicts any development in the Atlantic over the next five days. With November at hand and El Niño-like atmospheric conditions in place, the odds of getting Tropical Storm Isaias before the end of the Atlantic hurricane season on November 30 are probably around 30%.

Jeff Masters

Weather Underground National Forecast for Friday,October 31,2014

By: nationalsummary , 10:00PM,GMT on October 30,2014

Weather Underground Forecast for Friday,October 31,2014

A cold front will move across the West Coast on Friday, while a trough of low pressure affect the eastern third of the country.

A strong cold front is expected to shift over the West Coast on Friday. This system will bring much needed rain to portions of central and northern California, including high elevation snow showers for the Sierra Nevada. Heavy rain will also develop over the Pacific Northwest, while the higher elevations of the Cascades will experience another round of snow showers. Late evening showers will be possible over southwest California, while the Desert Southwest and the Great Basin will stay mostly clear of precipitation. Temperatures are forecast to drop 10 to 20 degrees as this cold front ushers a cooler air mass over the West Coast.

Meanwhile, a strong low pressure system will dip southeastward over the Great Lakes and the upper Midwest on Friday. This system will bring a mixture of rain and snow to the Great Lakes, the Ohio Valley and the higher elevations of the central Appalachians. Late afternoon and evening rain will spread across the northern Mid-Atlantic and New England, while scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible over the southern Mid-Atlantic and the Southeast. The central third of the country will continue to experience cool, dry conditions due to a large high pressure system over the Plains and the Mississippi Valley. Temperatures will range between the 30s and 40s from the northern Plains to the upper Mississippi Valley.

This Date in Weather History for October 31,2014 from weatherforyou.com

Weather History
For Friday, October 31,2014





1846 - Eighty-seven pioneers were trapped by early snows in the Sierra Nevada Mountains that piled five feet deep, with 30 to 40 foot drifts. Just 47 persons survived the "Donner Pass Tragedy". (The Weather Channel)
1950 - Unseasonably warm weather prevailed in the central U.S. for Halloween. The temperature soared to 83 degrees at Minneapolis MN, their warmest reading of record for so late in the season. (The Weather Channel)
1965 - Fort Lauderdale, FL, was deluged with 13.81 inches of rain, which brought their rainfall total for the month of October to an all-time record of 42.43 inches. (30th-31st) (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
1987 - Halloween was a wet one in the southwestern U.S. Heavy rain in southern California resulted in numerous mudslides. Weather-related auto accidents resulted in three deaths and twenty-five injuries. Mount Wilson CA received 3.14 inches of rain in 24 hours. Yakima WA reported measurable rainfall for the first time since the 18th of July. The 103 day long dry spell was their longest of record. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
1988 - Twenty-two cities in the northeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date. The low of 19 degrees at Cleveland OH was a record for October, and morning lows of 21 degrees at Allentown PA and Bridgeport CT tied October records. Nine cities in the southwestern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Phoenix AZ with a reading of 96 degrees. Showers made Halloween a soggy one in the southeastern U.S. (The National Weather Summary)
1989 - Halloween night was a soggy one in New England. Showers in the northeastern U.S. produced more than an inch and a half of rain in six hours at some locations. An invasion of cold arctic air brought an abrupt end to a week of "Indian Summer" type weather in the Great Lakes Region, and brought snow and subzero wind chill readings to the Northern Plains. In Colorado, Alamosa was the cold spot in the nation with a record low of two degrees above zero, and a Halloween night storm brought 3 to 6 inches of snow to the Front Range, and 5 to 10 inches to the nearby foothills. Icy streets around Denver the next morning made for a rather spooky commute. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

Cold to Rush Into East, Shock South This Weekend

By , Expert Senior Meteorologist
November 1,2014; 12:56AM,EDT
 
 
The coldest air since April will blast into the Eastern states and will shock parts of the South this weekend.
In many areas, the cold air will be pushed along and enhanced by gusty winds.
The winds will be generated by a winterlike storm swinging off the mid-Atlantic coast and possibly taking a curved path back toward New England.

Gusts ranging between 35 and 50 mph will sweep from the southern Appalachians to the Carolina, Georgia and northeastern Florida coasts, initially. Next, the swath of strong winds will roll across the mid-Atlantic and New England later this weekend.

The combination of plunging temperatures, winds and other conditions will produce shockingly low AccuWeather RealFeel® Temperatures. Levels will dip into the teens over the Appalachians and New England to the 20s over the interior South and along the mid-Atlantic coasts and to the lower 30s in part of Florida.

College football fans heading to afternoon and evening games from the South to the Midwest and Northeast will want to dress warmly and wear layered clothing.
A hard freeze will visit areas from the Ohio Valley to the Appalachians this weekend. Freezing temperatures will touch areas from northern Texas to parts of Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and the Carolinas and Virginia.
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Although far from a freeze, record low temperatures will be challenged in South Florida and the Keys Sunday morning.
The worst of the wind and cold will ease in the South and parts of the Midwest by Sunday afternoon for NFL games. However, winds will continue howling in much of the Northeast.
Runners and spectators partaking in the New York Marathon on Sunday should be prepared for RealFeel Temperatures in the 20s at times and strong, gusty winds being funneled through buildings and across bridges.
Parts of New England on Sunday will not only have wind and cold to contend with, but also the potential for heavy snow.

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Snow to Plaster Appalachians, New England as Cold Arrives

By , Expert Senior Meteorologist
November 1,2014; 12:55AM,EDT
 
 
A storm riding a blast of cold air will unleash heavy snow on the central and southern Appalachians Saturday and will turn toward part of New England by Sunday.
Heavy wet snow and falling trees could block some roads in parts of the Appalachians.
Even in the absence of heavy snow for the major cities, including along the I-95 corridor, gusty winds can lead to travel problems for a time. Flight delays are possible in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, New York City and Boston.

After bringing some of the first snowflakes of the season to areas from Chicago and Detroit to Indianapolis and Cincinnati on Halloween evening, the storm will dive southward later Friday night and on Saturday.
Accumulating snow is in store for the mountains from southwestern Pennsylvania to northern Georgia.
The heaviest snow will fall in the area from western Maryland and West Virginia to western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee.

According to AccuWeather Chief Meteorologist Elliot Abrams, "The highest elevations from West Virginia to North Carolina could pick up a foot of snow."
While the snow will melt or turn very slushy on major roads in the mountains, enough can fall to make some roads slippery.
Power outages are also possible in parts of the central and southern Appalachians as the weight of snow may bring down trees limbs and power lines. The risk will be highest for power outages as gusty winds accompany a push of cold air during and after the storm.
A few snowflakes may fall east of the Carolina mountains, reaching Charlotte and Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
"For some areas in the central Appalachians forecast to be hit with heavy snow with the storm this weekend, the last major early season storm to bring heavy snow was from Sandy in 2012," Abrams said.
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There have been multiple snow events around Halloween over recent years in the Northeastern states, including the Nor'easter of 2011, Sandy in 2012 and the elevation snowstorm of 2008.
Farther to the north and east, it will be too warm for snow of significance on Saturday with this storm in the mid-Atlantic along the I-95, from Richmond, Virginia, to Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, New York City and Hartford, Connecticut.

A wedge of dry air will also likely greatly limit snow showers from northern Pennsylvania to upstate New York and western and southern New England Saturday into Sunday.
However, as the storm strengthens off the mid-Atlantic coast, it will turn northward. A large part of Maine will catch the storm and cold air in such a way as to receive accumulating snow and strong winds.

People who live in or travel to northern Massachusetts and New Hampshire, which will be on the fringe of the snow, should also closely monitor the storm's progress and check for updates on AccuWeather.com.
Regardless of the amount of snow this weekend, cold, gusty winds will pick up Saturday and continue through Sunday in the Northeast. Winds will diminish by Sunday in much of the South, but not before producing record challenging cold as far south as the Florida Keys.
Gusts in excess of 40 mph are possible over the mountains, in open areas, between buildings and on some of the bridges. The strongest winds will affect eastern New England, where the storm will strengthen. Gusts in some coastal areas of New England may reach 60 mph.
This weekend, many areas in the South and Northeast will have their coldest weather since last April.
AccuWeather RealFeel ® Temperatures will dip into the teens over much of the Appalachians and into the 20s along much of Piedmont areas of the South and along the from the mid-Atlantic to New England in the wake of the storm.
Runners partaking in the New York Marathon on Sunday will have strong, gusty winds in their face for part of the route and low RealFeel Temperatures.

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Tropical Storm Vance Strengthens, Will Threaten Mexico

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November 1,2014; 12:54AM,EDT
 
 
Tropical Storm Vance continues to churn over the waters of the eastern Pacific Ocean after developing on Thursday afternoon.
The AccuWeather.com Hurricane Center is keeping a close eye on the system, located several hundred miles south-southeast of Acapulco.
Further strengthening will occur through this weekend as the tropical cyclone remains over the warm waters of the eastern Pacific and in an environment that lacks disruptive wind shear, which can shred apart tropical systems as evident with Tropical Cyclone Nilofar.
The system is likely to strengthen into a hurricane by Sunday.

Through this weekend, Vance will pose hazards only to shipping interests as it stays well south of mainland Mexico.
That will change next week as a turn to the north, then northeast is expected. The Mexican states of southern Baja California Sur, Sinaloa and Jalisco are being put on alert for a potential landfalling Vance around Tuesday of next week.
Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta lie within this zone.
While Vance will likely be past its peak intensity when it comes onshore, it should still bring a danger of flooding rain, mudslides, damaging winds and pounding surf.
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Residents and visitors to Manzanillo should also keep a close eye on this developing system. A sharper turn to the northeast could put the city and its state of Colima in its path.
However, even if Vance remains to the north, Manzanillo would still face rough surf and potential downpours.
The impacts from Vance may not stop when it reaches the coast. Its heavy rain may get drawn across northern Mexico and into the U.S. states of Texas and New Mexico.
All residents and visitors in western Mexico should continue to check back with AccuWeather.com as Vance takes shape and more precise details on its impacts unfold.
Meteorologist Eric Leister contributed to this story.

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Pacific Storm to Unload Rain, Snow in Thirsty California

By Brian Lada, Meteorologist
November 1,2014; 12:53AM,EDT
 
 
Rain will finally make a return to drought-stricken California by the weekend with rain reaching all the way down into Southern California.
Rain has made an appearance on multiple occasions across northern California during the month of October, but has very seldom made it far enough south to reach cities such as San Francisco.
Things will be different heading into the weekend, however, as a cold front swinging over the region brings rain to nearly all of the state with only the deserts in the southeast corner of the state remaining dry.
The timing of this rain may turn out to be problematic for trick-or-treaters heading out on Friday evening as the rain can dampen the Halloween festivity.

According to AccuWeather.com Western Weather Expert Ken Clark, the wettest weather on Friday evening for trick-or-treaters can be found from the South Central coast to much of the San Joaquin Valley and all the Sierra.
"In the Los Angeles area, the greatest amount of rain takes place after 9 p.m. but it could shower or lightly rain in spots," Clark continued.

The heaviest rain is expected to fall over the northern and central portions of the Golden State from Friday afternoon through Friday night before tapering off on Saturday.
San Francisco, Oakland, Sacramento, Fresno and Redding are just a few Californian cities that can expect a steady rain to fall for a time as the front moves over the state.
Father south, the rain is not expected to be quite as heavy, but should sill enough to wet roads and dampen lawns around Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose and Long Beach.

Since some locations in Southern California have not received rain in quite some time, some roads may become extra slick due to the build up of oil on paved surfaces.
While rain is forecast to fall across the lower elevations, snow is expected over the mountains with upwards of a foot falling in portions of the Sierra.
Those in California looking to spend time in the outdoors this weekend can expect the rain to end by Sunday, allowing for more favorable conditions for activities such as running, hiking or golfing.
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This rain is much needed for California as most of the state continues to experience an extreme drought.
According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, more than 37 million people are being affected by the drought in California, which is nearly all of the state's population.
It is unlikely that this single storm will have a major impact on the drought as it will take much more rain over a longer period of time to reduce its severity.
Fortunately, California is preparing to enter their rainy season, meaning that there will likely be more storms that bring more rain across the state in the upcoming months.
As stated in AccuWeather.com 2014-2015 U.S. Winter Forecast, "Southern California looks to fare better than its northern counterpart with slightly above-normal precipitation this season, especially in areas farther from the coast."

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POLL: Is Daylight Saving Time Still Necessary?

By Samantha-Rae Tuthill, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
November 1,2014; 12:52AM,EDT
 
 
Daylight saving time will end at 2:00 a.m. this Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, and it will be time to set the clocks back an hour.
While daylight saving time was started in the United States primarily for the sake of conserving energy, some argue that is not the case anymore.

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History of Daylight Saving Time

The Standard Time Act was passed in 1918, which officially established time zones and incorporated daylight saving months into federal law. This was during World War I, when national efforts were made to conserve materials for the war effort. It was believed that if daytime hours could correspond better with natural light, fewer tasks would need to be done at night. Homes would need to use less energy to stay lit.
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After the war, daylight saving time was revoked. When food conservation became mandatory in the United Sates during World War II (rather than just being encouraged as it was in WWI), daylight saving time was once again instated. Referred to as "War Time," it spanned from early February until the end of September.
Conservation, from fuel to food to silver, was stressed by Entente and Associated power governments during WWI, as seen in this poster from the Canadian Food Board. (Photo/Wikimedia Commons)
After the war, "Peace Time" was back in effect and the issue of daylight saving time was handled on a local level. This led to a great deal of confusion as different locations were constantly operating at different times. The Uniform Time Act was passed in 1966 to solve the problem. States were given the option to opt out of daylight saving time if they passed proper ordinances.
With daylight saving no longer a federal mandate, some states have chosen not to observe it. Among the states that don't currently participate in daylight saving are Arizona and Hawaii, with several U.S. territories choosing not to follow it as well. Arizona has such intense heat in daylight hours that it's not considered a benefit for its residents to be out for as much of it as possible.
As for Hawaii, its location closer to the equator gives them more consistent days year round. They wouldn't be gaining, or losing, many daylight hours by observing the clock change.
Daylight saving time is observed in many countries all over the world, though the time frame for it varies. In the United States, it ran from the last Sunday in April to the first Sunday in October until the Energy Policy Act was passed in 2005. As of 2007, daylight saving now runs from the second Sunday in March until the first Sunday in November.
The argument continues over whether or not daylight saving time makes enough of an impact on energy costs to be worth observing.

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San Francisco: Drier Weather to Return Following Weekend Rain

By Michael Kuhne, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
November 1,2014; 12:48AM,EDT
 
 
While a storm system will continue to bring much needed rain to the drought-stricken West, San Francisco will see drier weather early in the new week.
The majority of the rain will continue to fall in the region through Saturday morning, according to AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Brett Rathbun.
"A few spotty showers can linger into the day Saturday," he said.
Rainfall over San Francisco may total a half inch to an inch with the weekend storm. Cooler weather will also remain in the area through the weekend.

While temperatures will stay in the mid-60s, dominant sunshine will return to the Bay Area by Sunday.
Fans headed to Levi's Stadium to watch the 49ers take on the Rams will enjoy comfortable conditions. With kickoff slated for 1:05 p.m. PST, temperatures are expected to be near the 65 F mark.
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Temperatures will be on the rise heading in the new week, potentially reaching the 70 F mark before lingering clouds roll into the region at midweek.
Another storm system will move into the Pacific Northwest for Monday and Tuesday but the rain will remain primarily over Washington state and Oregon.
As the new week continues, a third storm system will move into the Pacific Northwest on Thursday.
"Showers may reach as far south as San Francisco," Rathbun said, adding that

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Los Angeles: Drier Weather to Return Following Weekend Rain

By Michael Kuhne, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
November 1,2014; 12:45AM,EDT
 
 
Drier weather will return for the new week following the much needed rain showers of the weekend.
Rain made a return to drought-stricken California late in the week, and will continue through the first part of the weekend, reaching all the way down into Southern California.
"A storm system is continuing to impact the West Coast where much needed rainfall will extend into all of California," AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Brett Rathbun said.

By late week, rain was falling over portions of central California, continuing in Southern California into Saturday morning.
"Los Angeles could see anywhere between 0.25 to 0.50" of rain from this system," Rathbun said.
Most of the rain activity will clear out Saturday, but the region could see a few rain showers during the afternoon, he added.
By Sunday, Los Angeles will see drier weather with temperatures nearing 70 F.
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Sunshine will make a return Monday, with drier weather to follow throughout the new week.
Temperatures will climb from the middle 70s early in the week to the 80s by late week.
"Another storm system moves into the Pacific Northwest for Monday and Tuesday but the precipitation remains over Washington and Oregon," Rathbun said.
Another system will move into the Pacific Northwest on Thursday but the rainfall will also remain north of Los Angeles, he added.

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Detroit: Milder Weather to Follow Winterlike Chill

By Michael Kuhne, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
November 1,2014; 12:43AM,EDT
 
 
A chilly weekend is in store for the Detroit area as cold, Canadian high pressure builds into the region.
The first days of November will be brisk and cold across the area before more seasonable weather returns early in the new week.
Temperatures during the day will remain in the low 40s, before sinking to near freezing overnight.
"Still a bit of a gusty breeze in store for Saturday and with highs only reaching into the 40s, AccuWeather RealFeel® temperatures will be in the 30s most of the day," AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist John Feerick said.

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After a cold night with a widespread freeze Saturday night, Sunday will still be cold, but the nicer day of the weekend with less wind and sunshine, he added.
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Seasonable temperatures rebounding into the 50s are in the offing early next week.
"As is often the case this time of year, the cold shot will be relatively short-lived and temperatures will return to average on Monday," Feerick said.
The next chance for some rain comes in on Tuesday for Election Day.
Another shot of colder air may eventually come in for the end of the workweek, Feerick added.

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