It won’t happen this year but it’s interesting to note that Atlanta had a TRACE OF SNOW on Thanksgiving Day in both 1936 and 1938.
Changeable weather the next 5-10 days across the entire nation with an active dual split jet stream pattern as seen in GOES-WEST image above.
As of now local weather for Atlanta looks dry for Thanksgiving Day and for shopping Friday but with wet travel challenges before and after as seen in the maps below.
The Western and Northern U.S. through the Midwest will brace for wind rain and snow for the busiest travel day of the year and for the first time in almost 50 years strong gusty winds may ground the balloons for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City.
Most airports are looking good on this Monday.
Airports most impacted by bad weather Tuesday: San Francisco, Denver, Chicago and Memphis with snow from the Rockies to the upper Midwest.
Airports most likely to be impacted by weather delays Wednesday are: LAX, New Orleans, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Chicago and Boston along with wet highways in much of the South and East on Wednesday and snow in the Western Mountains and Great Lakes region.
7-DAY ACCUMULATED SNOWFALL:
Strong winds mean blizzard conditions possible in Northern Plains and upper Midwest.
HIGH TEMPERATURES MONDAY-SUNDAY:
In Atlanta the normal high temperature this time of year is 60 and we will be above-normal all week into the start of the weekend. Showers for your travels on Wednesday but then mostly dry Thanksgiving into Saturday before rain returns Saturday evening and Sunday.
Then another cold snap for next week, cold enough for snow flurries in the mountains a week from today.
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