From the ABC 7 Weather team

Thanksgiving Weather : Quiet this Year

November 20, 2012 - 03:58 PM
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Remember big Thanksgiving Storms?

This year for the big travel day tomorrow and for Thanksgiving Day pretty quiet weather across the country.  These 2 satellite views from GOES-EAST and GOES-WEST (NASA GOES Project) show the Pacific Northwest as the only area still with stormy weather.

 

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 The forecast map from NWS does show rain (and snow in the mountains skiers) continuting in the northwest tomorrow. 

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Wednesday midday weather across the United States

But then sunshine across almost the entire country for Thursday-Thanksgiving Day.  Quite a difference from some past Thanksgivings with big storms.  Remember Thanksgiving here in DC in 1989?  It was a "White Thanksgiving" after 2 inches of snow a couple of days before.  1989 is still the only time we have had both a "White Thanksgiving" and "White Christmas".  Thanksgiving 1989 was probably the coldest Thanksgiving ever for the Great Plains as Denver fell to 8° below zero, Laramie, WY was -26°, Bismark had 22" of snow and Miami and Dallas played the traditional Thanksgiving football game in Dallas in sleet and cold winds.  What was the Thanksgiving storm you remember? Here's a neat link to Thanksgiving storms.  Share the Thanksgiving weather or storm you remember with everyone.

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