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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
642 PM CST SUN NOV 16 2014 /742 PM EST SUN NOV 16 2014/

...DAILY HIGHS REMAINING BELOW 32 DEGREES...

THE CURRENT COLD AIR MASS THAT HAS ENVELOPED THE AREA SINCE LAST
WEEK WILL BE REINFORCED MONDAY AND TUESDAY AS AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT
PASSES.

THIS ADDITIONAL COLD AIR WILL HELP THIS NOVEMBER HAVE ONE OF THE
LONGEST STRETCHES OF CONSECUTIVE DAYS WHERE HIGH TEMPERATURES HAVE
REMAINED BELOW 32 DEGREES DURING THE MONTH.

CHICAGO HAS ONLY SEEN THREE OTHER STRETCHES OF SUB FREEZING HIGH
TEMPERATURES FOR A LENGTH OF 5 DAYS OR MORE DURING THE MONTH OF
NOVEMBER. THOSE STRETCHES WERE:

   5 DAYS - NOV 17-18 1937
   6 DAYS - NOV 17-22 1880
   7 DAYS - NOV 24-30 1903

   5 DAYS - NOV 12-16 2014 (ONGOING)

IF THE TEMPERATURES STAY BELOW 32 DEGRESS MONDAY AND TUESDAY AS
FORECAST...NOVEMBER 2014 WILL TIE NOVEMBER 1903 AS HAVING THE
LONGEST STREAK OF DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURES BELOW 32 DEGREES.

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FOR ROCKFORD...THE CURRENT STREAK OF 5 DAYS WHERE THE HIGH
TEMPERATURE HAS REMAINED BELOW FREEZING...IS MORE COMMON. THERE HAVE
BEEN MANY NOVEMBERS WHERE THE STREAK OF DAILY HIGHS REMAINING BELOW
32 DEGREES HAVE BEEN ABOVE 7 DAYS. THE LONGEST STREAK WAS IN
NOVEMBER 1951 WHEN THE DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE REMAINED BELOW 32
DEGREES FOR 13 CONSECUTIVE DAYS.

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