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Coldest Morning So Far This Fall, but Warming is Next

November 4, 2013; 5:42 AM ET

Monday 7AM

With a big high pressure area over the Northeast, it is the coldest morning so far this autumn. This video shows why it won't stay cold. It also shows that even though it will warm up nicely by midweek, the mildness will not last.

This map shows the pressure pattern and includes temperatures near the cold high pressure area and in the southerly flow that is becoming milder.

This is around the anniversary of the birth of John Montague, the 4th Earl of Sandwich in 1718. Montague invented the sandwich. Of course, we consume the weather the atmosphere can service. But we are just interested in the weather now, salami to explain. It'll be chilly today, with temperatures only in the 40s when people who go out for lunch meat. Next we'll get air came from the nation's breadbasket and milder air will arrive in short order. Some sunshine will be mustard from the Midwest to the East Coast.

Across the Midwest, it will start warming up today, and the Eastern Seaboard will be joining the club and ketchup by Wednesday. But lettuce say tomato we won't be bacon. However, I don't think it'll be so bad that people say the cold cuts. One thing we can say is updates will be made as needed. That's because we're always chicken salad facts, and not just chewing the fat here in the office.

Of course, some people don't like chilly air too munch. Others ignore it. They try to be heroes but things go a rye and then they get sick. Some land in the Mayo clinic. But, will the current cold air stay? Baloney! It's only early November. By midweek, a warm tongue will move in and so the temperature won't stay in the subway. Some people may want that mildness to last for a long time. However, as with any special weather request, get in line and take a number.

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