World and Nation

Warm week is a pause in approach of winter

We have entered November and thus have started to notice below-freezing temperatures popping up now and then in the mornings. At this time last year, we were receiving snow from Sandy’s Nor’easter encore. This year, to the contrary, we will be seeing local temperatures on the rise, until in fact seeing mid to upper 60s°F in the afternoon of Nov. 7.

There is only one month left in the hurricane season, and the Atlantic Basin so far is remarkably inactive. There has so far not been a single hurricane of even Category 2 status. The last year in which no hurricanes have surpassed Category 1 was 1968.