Kickoff temperatures for high school football will be in the mid to upper 60s:
Temperatures will only drop to the low 60s by the time those games end. Maybe bring a sweatshirt, but in general it’s looking like Phil Collins weather:
We’re likely to set record high temperatures on Saturday and Tuesday, with near-record highs Sunday, Monday and Wednesday as well:
If we do hit 85 on Monday, it will be tied for the warmest Halloween on record!
Assuming those forecast temperatures are accurate, October 2016 will go into the record books as the 4th-warmest October on record in Nashville. When you look back to September 1, we’re off to the 2nd-warmest start to “meteorological autumn” (Sep-Oct-Nov) on record! And we’re not alone in the abnormally warm start to fall:
Last batch of nerdiness for the week…have a good weekend!
- I mentioned this in last week’s winter weather outlook…some meteorologists think that snow cover in Siberia helps predict winter weather here in the United States.
- Not only did Arctic sea ice reach its second-lowest extent on record this summer, it’s not recovering very quickly this fall.
- New results from a NASA mission are providing insights into the huge impacts that dominated the early history the solar system.
- What the Universe would look like if we could see radio waves.
- Science lessons for the next president.
- Scientists have identified fossilized dinosaur brain tissue for first time.
- The chemistry of emotions: Is love possible without serotonin, oxytocin and dopamine?
- American students are showing improvement in math and science…just barely, but it’s improvement!
- Male birth control? Maybe…sounds like there’s still some work to do.
- How centenarians are helping scientists unlock the secrets of aging.