Record Warmth Likely November 21, 2012

...RECORD BREAKING WARMTH LIKELY ON WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 21 2012...

THE FORECAST FOR TOMORROW CALLS FOR AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES PEAKING
IN THE 64 TO 71 DEGREE RANGE ACROSS SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA...
NORTHWEST IOWA...SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA...AND FAR NORTHEAST NEBRASKA.
THESE VALUES ARE ABOUT 25 TO 30 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL...SO IT IS
LIKELY THAT AT LEAST SOME NEW RECORDS WILL BE ESTABLISHED ON
NOVEMBER 21 2012. IT APPEARS THAT MANY OF THE RECORD HIGHS FOR THE
DATE WERE ORIGINALLY SET IN 1960. SOME SELECTED RECORDS AND NORMALS
FOR LOCATIONS ACROSS THE AREA INCLUDE:

...SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA...

LOCATION        RECORD HIGH         NORMAL HIGH
-----------     ---------------     -----------

ACADEMY         75 IN 1960          42
BROOKINGS       64 IN 1908          36
CENTERVILLE     73 IN 1960          40
FLANDREAU       67 IN 1960          37
FORESTBURG      67 IN 1960          41
GREGORY         76 IN 1960          42
HURON           68 IN 1960          39
MENNO           72 IN 1960          41
MITCHELL        75 IN 1960          41
PICKSTOWN       76 IN 1960          44
SIOUX FALLS     68 IN 1908/1960     39
TYNDALL         74 IN 1960          42
VERMILLION      71 IN 1960          44
WHITE LAKE      74 IN 1960          40
YANKTON         73 IN 1962          43

...NORTHWEST IOWA...

LOCATION        RECORD HIGH         NORMAL HIGH
-----------     ---------------     -----------

CHEROKEE        67 IN 2003          41
LE MARS         65 IN 1960          41
SANBORN         63 IN 1990          38
SHELDON         65 IN 1960          39
SIOUX CENTER    68 IN 1962          42
SIOUX CITY      70 IN 1960          43
SPENCER         65 IN 2001          39
STORM LAKE      69 IN 1908          40

...SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA...

LOCATION        RECORD HIGH         NORMAL HIGH
-----------     ---------------     -----------

LUVERNE         62 IN 1960          39
MARSHALL        70 IN 1962          38
PIPESTONE       71 IN 1962          37
TRACY           72 IN 1962          37
WINDOM          66 IN 2001          40
WORTHINGTON     62 IN 1990          37

...NORTHEAST NEBRASKA...

LOCATION        RECORD HIGH         NORMAL HIGH
-----------     ---------------     -----------

WAKEFIELD       70 IN 1960          43



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