Short-Range Weather forecast overview for the North Central United States
Milder air pouring into the Midwest will quickly be replaced by snow, plunging temperatures and travel hazards to kick off Thanksgiving week.
Many high school football games across the country will be played on Thanksgiving Day and for those playing in the Midwest and Northeast, taking appropriate measures against the cold is key to injury prevention.
A wide variety of weather, ranging from springlike conditions, to wintry precipitation and cold air will affect travel across the nation for the week of Thanksgiving.
Call it a taste of spring, or a return to early autumn warmth, temperatures will climb over much of the eastern half of the country through Monday.
There will be travel trouble spots for Thanksgiving travel through Wednesday including areas of winterlike conditions and rain-related issues.