In many parts of the East, November began with temperatures that were above average, and the temperature will continue to rise.
The unusually warm and dry start to the fall season has come to a screeching halt in the Northwest.
A large swath of the United States will transition from a fall to winter like pattern in the coming days.
A multi-day risk of severe weather will continue and shift into parts of the Ohio and Tennessee valleys.
A sharp cooldown will unfold across the northeastern United States this weekend which will make it feel like November.
The Northwest has had a very warm start to fall, as summer-like warmth has resulted in numerous daily record highs.
Cool, cloudy, windy and wet weather conditions have stubbornly hung around over the last several days throughout the Northeast.
As stifling warmth begins to ease across parts of the West, the Northwest will heat up.
Rain that makes it east of the Cascades range would help ease a drought over much of eastern Washington and Oregon states.