Despite a few above average days this week, Denverites are in for a Thanksgiving cool off and a significant temperature drop early next week.
Denver will fall into the mid-50s on Turkey Day, after a week of 60 degree temperatures. Sunshine will prevail, however, with no precipitation in the forecast.
Temperatures will continue to drop at the start of the weekend with Friday only bringing a high of 50 degrees F. Plenty of sunshine is in forecast, however.
Warmth will return on Saturday as temperatures rise again to a high of 67, before delivering a chill on Sunday and at the beginning of the work week.
Monday will only reach a high of 31. Snow is not out of the question at the beginning of the week.
Manhattanhenge occurs four times a year: twice in the summer during the setting sun and twice in the winter during the rising sun.
The wet pattern in the southern Plains over the past several weeks has nearly eliminated drought conditions across the region.
Severe storms ripped across Texas, Oklahoma and Mexico, leaving destruction and death in their wake as the extended Memorial Day weekend came to a close.
A tornado struck a drilling rig in Canadian, Texas, Wednesday night and caused several injuries.
California is in the grips of a four-year drought, and conditions are worsening in Washington and Oregon.
Mount Shindake erupted for the second time in the last nine months on Friday, according to the Global Volcanism Project at the Smithsonian Institution.
Mississippi/ Ohio Valleys (1989)
Thunderstorms produced severe weather from the Upper Mississippi Valley to the Upper Ohio Valley. A F-4 tornado injured three people and caused a million dollars damage at New Providence IA.
Thunderstorms developing along a warm front spawned fourteen tornadoes in northeastern Texas during the last afternoon and night. Thunderstorms produced baseball size hail near Marshall, wind gusts to 77 mph at Commerce and up to five inches of rain in many locations.
Daytona Beach, FL (1997)
140 people rescued from rip currents. A man died trying to save his wife.