Weather across the nation on November 24, 2016

A low pressure system shifted slowly across the lower Great Lakes.

This system brought a mixture of rain, freezing rain and snow to the upper Midwest, the northern Mid-Atlantic and New England. Lovells, Michigan, reported a midday total of 3.0 inches of snow. Jericho, Vermont, reported a midday total of 1.3 inches of snow.

A cold frontal boundary associated with this system extended southwestward from the Ohio Valley to the western Gulf Coast. Light to moderate rain developed along and ahead of this frontal boundary over parts of the Mid-Atlantic and the Southeast. Emporia, Virginia, reported a midday total of 0.50 of an inch of rain. Manteo, North Carolina, reported a midday total of 0.24 of an inch of rain.

Meanwhile, a wave of low pressure moved across the central Plains, and generated a mixture of rain and snow in the north central part of the country. Flasher, North Dakota, reported a midday total of 1.1 inches of snow. Eureka, South Dakota, reported a midday total of 3.0 inches of snow.

In the West, heavy rain and mountain snow moved onshore over Washington and northwest Oregon. Winter weather advisories were issued for the higher elevations of Washington and northern Idaho. Flood warnings were also issued in northwest Oregon and southwest Washington. Astoria, Oregon, reported a midday total of 2.23 inches of rain. Hoquiam, Washington, reported a midday total of 1.28 inches of rain.

THURSDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................86 Sarasota, Fla.

HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................86 Tampa Macdill AFB, Fla.

LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................1 Yellowstone, Wyo.

LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-42 Northway, Alaska

HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................136 Monarch Pass, Colo.

HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................2.23 Astoria, Ore.

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