Record-breaking heat wave hits western U.S. for Thanksgiving

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Record-breaking heat wave hits western US for Thanksgiving
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25 November, 2017

Temperatures were ranging about 20 degrees above normal Wednesday, and heat records had already fallen in several locations by noon.

He said a ridge of high pressure is to blame for the warmer weather, and while the Valley is supposed to be cooling down, temperatures will still be higher than usual. The weather service said the record high for the day in Fresno is 77 set in 1980.

The San Francisco/Monterey weather office said conditions were also warm for this time of year across its region, especially south of San Francisco Bay, with many highs in the 80s and 70s.

You won't need that holiday sweater for Thanksgiving in Southern California.

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The high temperature will continue on Thursday, as families gather to celebrate Thanksgiving with temperatures in the 90's when they are usually in the 70's. It will be cooler than Wednesday - especially along the coast - but still hot and dry.

The National Weather Service of Great Falls says this wind event isn't too unusual for our area.

By midday Wednesday, downtown Los Angeles had already reached 90 degrees, breaking the record for the date of 89 degrees, set in 1950.

Forecasters said heat records could also be set Thursday in downtown Los Angeles, Burbank, Lancaster and Palmdale.


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