After a Milder than average October, it appears we’re headed into a Colder than average November

It won’t be cold every single day, to be sure. And it’s too early to tell HOW cold it will be with any confidence beyond early next week. But after finishing a significantly 2.6 degrees milder than average October, we are likely to see more colder than average days from late this week through and past mid-November. A mild ridge of high pressure–something of a tall mountain in the atmosphere–will set up over western North America, forcing the northern/polar branch of the jet stream to go up and over the northern top of this ridge in western Canada. That’s where…

After a nearly Hot Finish to the week, a Cooler Weekend Arrives–but No “Polar Vortex”

Aside from the Farmers Almanac and a certain private forecasting company’s hype, along with a newspaper article or 2, there is still no sign…