Going down, the roller coaster is about to take a dip
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The roller coaster of weather we are on will gain downside momentum, as our record tying high temperature on Wednesday will be a distant memory by Friday morning. Winds will slowly shift from a warm southerly breeze to a stiff northerly breeze before sunrise on Thursday. After one final shower before 7 a.m., expect wall to wall blue skies and breezy - chilly conditions. Sunrise temperatures will be in the 50s and they never really warm up. By Friday and Saturday mornings, inland temperatures will be in the 30s and beaches temperatures will be in the 40s.
Chicago weather forecast calls for sporadic snow and lows below zero through weekend. Again!
“If the month ended now, it would rank as the third coldest on record, but we don’t think we’re gonna finish there,” Borchardt said Thursday morning. “Toward the end of the month we’re going trend back to normal. It looks like toward the end of next week, we should start to get back to normal.”chicagotribune.com
Storms rip through Chicago area, with temperatures set to drop to 30s and 40s after record November heat wave
There has never been so long a stretch of 70-plus-degree days so late in the year since the weather service began record keeping in the city in 1871, according to Todd Kluber, a meteorologist with the agency. At 10:12 a.m., when it warmed to 70 degrees at O’Hare International Airport, the city’s official weather recording site, 2020 made that historic first. Myriad other warm-weather records were set this week.chicagotribune.com
Chicago breaks warm-weather records for November on Monday, as ‘heat wave’ set to last through Tuesday
In 1953 there had been five consecutive November days with a temperature higher than 70 degrees, and by notching six this year, that record was toppled. There also had been a long-standing late-season record of six consecutive days of 70 degrees or higher, from Oct. 27 to Nov. 1, 1950. Since this six-day stretch comes later in the season, that record also was felled.chicagotribune.com
After Chicago matches record high for Wednesday, will the warm weather last?
It’s expected to be so unseasonably warm for so long that Chicago could match a nearly 70-year-old record and Rockford could mark five consecutive days with a temperature of 70 degrees or warmer in November for the first time. Chicago on Wednesday tied the record high temperature for Nov. 4 set in 1978, hitting 74 degrees at 3 p.m. at O’Hare International Airport, according to the National Weather Service.chicagotribune.com
Stir-crazy? 11-year-old jumps on Pogo stick 12,000 consecutive times, breaks record during quarantine
The pogo stick counting alone would get to youBut that didn't stop 11-year-old Trevor Christiansen. The Pogo stick was somewhat of a gift from his sister. And after a little research...“We found a world record of 11,500 consecutive pogo stick hops,” said Trevor’s mom Manda. Trevor started hoping and hopping, and hopping, 12,000 straight times. The family says they’ll wait to inquire about Trevor getting the official record until things get back to normal, but they’ve got the video proof of his great pogo jumping record.
Push to clean waterways with Operation Plastic Pollution Purge
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The American Sailing Association is asking boaters to be on the lookout for any plastic they see out on the water. The campaign is called, Operation Plastic Pollution Purge.Through the campaign, the association is asking boaters to take less plastic out on the water and pick up any plastic in the water to be brought back and recycled. Tony Jones, the owner of Windward Sailing in Fernandina Beach, said they remind boaters to pick up any plastic they find. If everybody thats out, all boaters, when they see plastic pick it up, it would really help, said Jones. Some docks do have recycling bins by the water for boaters to dispose of any plastic they find.
16 ski slopes in 24 hours? Snowboarders set new record on impressive race across Michigan
It wasn’t quite a world record, but a North American record was still something to celebrate for a couple of skiers in Michigan on Saturday. In conjunction with the Michigan Snowsports Industries Association, David Zemens and Sabato Caputo of agnarchy.com set a North American record by snowboarding at 16 different ski areas throughout the state over a 24-hour period. The old record was 12, but now the two can lay claim to the Snowball Run title in North America. The Guinness World Record is 17, which was set in Japan. The final legs of the journey were at ski areas closer to Detroit, those being Mt.
MoneyWatch: Record holiday travel expected; Instagram's value skyrockets
MoneyWatch: Record holiday travel expected; Instagram's value skyrockets The holidays are here, and AAA is forecasting the highest travel volume on record. Also, Citigroup says Instagram is worth much more than the billion-dollar price that Facebook paid for the photo-sharing app in 2012. Lauren Lyster reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.cbsnews.com