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.
As millions head home from their Thanksgiving ventures the weather may cause trouble on the roads and at the airports from the southern Appalachians to the central Rockies on Sunday.
The reprieve from heavy rain across southern India will not last with the threat for flooding downpours set to return for the final days of November.
The first widespread ice storm of the season will slowly diminish over parts of the southern and central Plains, but areas of slippery travel will continue into Sunday morning.
An active storm track across northern Europe will bring more wind and rain across Germany into the new week.
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.
The strongest El Nino in 50 years will unfold this winter and significantly alter the chances for a white Christmas across the country.
After another brief shot of chilly air over the weekend, the month of December will start out milder across the Northeast.
Despite a cooldown this weekend, no prolonged cold weather will affect the New York City area into the first part of December.
Chilly, winterlike weather will settle into the Minneapolis area to close out the month and last into the start of December.
Chardon, OH (1996)
A bull's eye for lake effect snow for the month with more than 70".
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.