Weather across the nation on November 10, 2016

An area of low pressure lingered over the Southwest and northwest Mexico.

This system stirred up showers and thunderstorms in portions of New Mexico and southern Texas. Port Isabel, Texas, reported a midday total of 1.50 inches of rain. Del Rio, Texas, reported a midday total of 0.52 of an inch of rain.

A ridge of high pressure amplified over the Great Basin, the Intermountain West and the northern Plains. This lead to dry conditions across most states stretching from the West Coast to the Midwest.

Temperatures soared 15 to 25 degrees above normal in the upper Midwest. Minneapolis, Minnesota, recorded a midday high of 61 degrees. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, also recorded a midday high of 61 degrees.

A cold frontal boundary approached the coasts of British Columbia and Washington. Light showers moved onshore over the northwestern corner of Washington. To the south, offshore winds associated with the aforementioned high pressure system brought warm and dry weather to the coast of southern California.

Red flag warnings were issued in extreme southwest California. Los Angeles also recorded a midday high of 89 degrees.

THURSDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................95 Miramar MCAS, Calif.

HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................84 Kalaeloa, Hawaii

LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................9 Alamosa, Colo.

LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-21 Atqasuk Edward Burnell Sr, Alaska

HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................61 Cape Romanzoff, Alaska

HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................1.58 Klawock, Alaska

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