Weather across the nation on November 3, 2016

A cold frontal boundary extended southwestward from the Northeast to the southern Rockies.

Moderate to heavy rain and strong isolated storms fired up from the Desert Southwest to the southern Plains. Flood advisories were issued in parts of central Texas on Thursday.

Coleman, Texas, reported a midday total of 3.54 inches of rain. Brownwood, Texas, reported a midday total of 3.13 inches of rain. A large cluster of showers also impacted the Northeast. Fryeburg, Maine, reported a midday total of 0.92 of an inch of rain.

Rutland, Vermont, reported a midday total of 0.91 of an inch of rain. In addition, scattered showers developed along the aforementioned frontal boundary from the northern Mid-Atlantic to the middle Mississippi Valley. Cold air settled in northwest of the frontal boundary from the northern Plains to New England.

Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure continued to build over the West Coast and the Great Basin. This system influenced a dry weather pattern across most of the West Coast, the Great Basin and the upper Intermountain West.

Offshore winds brought a warming trend to coastal regions across southern California. Los Angeles recorded a midday high of 82 degrees. San Diego recorded a midday high of 71 degrees.

THURSDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................93 Edinburg, Texas

HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................98 McAllen, Texas

LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................14 Walden-Jackson Cnty AP, Wa, Colo.

LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-5 Tanana, Alaska

HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................66 Ketchikan, Alaska

HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................3.54 Coleman, Texas

© 2017 Associated Press


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