Some U.S. locations not typically draped in white may have a better chance than usual this year.
Snow will swing across parts of the central and northern Plains to the Upper Midwest as November ends and December begins.
Travel hazards, delays and disruptions associated with rain, ice and snow will continue over the Central states through the balance of the Thanksgiving weekend.
Tropical Rainstorm Sandra will continue to bring the risk of flooding rainfall to portions of western Mexico into Saturday night.
The current reprieve from heavy rain across southern India will not last long with the threat for flooding downpours set to return for the final days of November.
After another brief shot of chilly air over the weekend, the month of December will start out milder across the Northeast.
Heavy thunderstorms will continue to shift northward across central South America with the greatest threat for flooding focusing on northeastern Argentina and eastern Paraguay into Saturday morning.
Several days of heavy rain will bring the potential for significant flooding from the southern Plains to the middle Mississippi Valley into early next week.
Snow and ice storms have taken aim at the Central U.S. this week, while record-setting Sandra strengthened into a major hurricane south of Mexico.
World leaders of over 120 United Nations will converge on Paris on Nov. 30, 2015, for the Climate Change Conference
The strongest El Nino in 50 years will unfold this winter and significantly alter the chances for a white Christmas across the country.
New England (1921)
Heavy ice storm in New England with a buildup of over 3 inches. Power lines downed, trees destroyed. Damage totalled $10 million damage.
Lake Superior (1960)
A severe lake storm along the north shore of Lake Superior: waves 20-40 feet high, wind gust to 73 mph. Floods and waves caused structural damage.
Goodland, KS (1983)
19 inches of snow on the ground with drifts of up to 8 feet.