Thanksgiving Day Extremes

Last year, Thanksgiving fell on November 28th. It was a cold day for much of Southwest Lower Michigan, which included bouts of snow. In Muskegon's case, in was the snowiest Thanksgiving on record. This year will not vary much from last year in regards to cold and snow. We are expecting high temperatures to be cooler than normal, generally in the low 30s. Snow showers are anticipated to develop late Wednesday and into Thursday, but snow accumulations only look to be minor at this time.

It is important to note that Thanksgiving tradition once fell on the final Thursday of the month. It is now recognized on the fourth Thursday of the month. This would only matter in cases when there is a fifth Thursday in the month. Otherwise, for record's sake, there is only a few days difference.

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