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Cold to Fade Across Central U.S. as November Begins

Colder weather is expected to fade across the central and eastern U.S. as November begins, according to MDA Weather Services.

Temperatures are expected to be 3 to 5 degrees Fahrenheit (1.7 to 2.8 Celsius) above normal across the Great Plains and into the South from Nov. 4 to Nov. 8, said MDA, based in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

“Cold threats are greatly diminished in this period, though some cooler potential remains in the models from the upper Midwest to Northeast,” MDA’s forecast said. “But any cold here is expected to lack strong intensity and any significant staying power.”

Below-normal temperatures, especially in Eastern and Midwestern cities, tend to increase energy consumption as more people turn up thermostats to heat homes and businesses. November marks the start of the U.S. heating season, when natural gas demand peaks.

Power generation accounts for 32 percent of U.S. gas use, according to the Energy Information Administration, the Energy Department’s statistical arm. About 49 percent of all homes use the fuel for heating.

Currently, temperatures from Chicago to the East Coast are about 3 to 5 degrees below normal, MDA said. Freeze and frost warnings and watches were posted from eastern Oklahoma to the Atlantic coasts of Virginia and North Carolina overnight, according to the National Weather Service.

The normal average temperature in New York for Nov. 3 is about 53 degrees, MDA said. In Boston, it’s 48; in St. Louis, 53; Dallas, 62; Chicago, 47; in Burbank, California, 64; and in Calgary it’s 33.

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