Storms hammering the Midwest and the East Coast are resulting in significant flooding across portions of Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Kentucky Wednesday.
The emergency manager in Independence, Iowa, referred to flooding as unprecedented and life-threatening Wednesday morning, following 6.10 inches of rain.
Moderate to major flight delays have been occurring at Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Midway Airport as a result of the drenching thunderstorms.
Louisville and Madisonville, Kentucky have been experiencing flash flooding as storms continue, according to law enforcement and an NWS employee.
Snow and ice will swing across parts of the central and northern Plains to the Upper Midwest as November ends and December begins.
After another brief shot of chilly air over the weekend, the month of December will start out milder across the Northeast.
December will begin with a roar across the Northwest as rounds of rain, mountain snow and even ice are in store this week.
The reprieve from heavy rain across southern India will not last with the threat for flooding downpours set to return for the final day of November.
Studies show that heart attacks increase in December and January each year.
The first widespread ice storm of the season created havoc in parts of the southern and central Plains over the weekend.
Severe early cold with record November lows: Location Temperature Buffalo, NY 2 degrees New York City 7 degrees Boston -2 degrees Philadelphia 8 degrees (earliest ever below 10 degrees for city)
Washington, DC (1967)
A total of 6.9 inches of snow - greatest amount ever recorded in DC on one calendar day in November.
Cheyenne, WY (1983)
Low temperature of minus 14 degrees broke the record low for the date by 14 degrees.