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Remarkable 14 day-long chilly streak ends

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It isn't just your imagination, this fall has been chilly!  August, September and October have each been cooler than average.  However, the more striking chill has dominated Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan over the past two weeks.

Since October 27th, each day's daily mean temperature has been colder than normal in Toledo.  The daily mean temperature is calculated by adding each day's high temperature plus the low temperature, and dividing that number by two.  Our coldest weather so far this fall occurred on Election Day, when we fell to 20° early in the morning.  

The 14 day-long stretch came to a screeching halt today, when some sunshine combined with a breeze from the south to boost temperatures all the way to 66° this Saturday afternoon.  The record high for today is 68°, from 1949 and then tied in 1999.

Sunday will be even warmer than today, with an anticipated high of 69°, but records are not likely, as Veterans Day's record in Toledo is 73° from 1927.

Enjoy this well-timed, very temporary warm-up, because we'll be on the cold side of "normal" again by Tuesday, thanks to a strong cold front that will cross the area on Monday.

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