Thanksgiving in Nederland

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Does Thanksgiving in Ned usually mean cold turkey?  Well, while Thanksgiving is the end of November, and the end of November can be cold, windy, and snowy, it can also be downright balmy in the Front Range Foothills.  Here are the conditions for the past 7 Nederland Thanksgivings:

Nederland Thanksgiving Weather
 
 
 
YearHighLowSnow
20102220
201153350
201248190
201343240
201450370
20151631.1
201631200.2
Average37.6200.2

While an average Thanksgiving Day here sees a high temperature of 37 F, a low of 20 F, and a dusting of snow, this year promises to be one of the warmer ones we have experienced in some time with highs in the mid to upper 50s and lows in the upper 30s. The good news for those of you who are traveling is that roads will be dry. Instead, you’ll need you sunglasses to help block the glare from abundant Colorado sunshine.

 

If you are a skier, we are in a bit of lull in the storm pattern. The 6-10 outlook from the Climate Prediction Center shows much above normal temperatures over the Central Rockies with below normal precipitation. The models are hinting at a pattern change as we get into early December, but pattern changes can be hard to forecast, and the weather models have a particularly hard time with them.  We’ll see…

 

6 to 10 Day Outlook - Temperature Probability

 

 

 

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