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October's pattern flip

From summer to early winter...

Posted: Oct 22, 2018 5:37 PM

Turns out, this fall ended up being one of the shortest in recent memory. There were several days in September and October with temperatures at or above 80 degrees, as recently as October 10th. That was almost two weeks ago. Since then, it's been much, much colder. Temperatures since then have averaged in the 50s.

So what's going on? The weather pattern has completely reversed. Most of the fall has seen a huge ridge in the jet stream over Central New York. The most recent pattern is called a trough. This brings much cooler than average temperatures and unsettled weather to the region.

The outlook over the next few weeks favors little change in the overall pattern. Cooler than average weather looks to continue as we head into November.

New York Coronavirus Cases

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Cases: 1193453

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CountyCasesDeaths
Queens1494607757
Kings1463837970
Suffolk1204162524
Nassau1081262508
Bronx1001685237
Westchester808691763
New York717083416
Erie494781333
Richmond427231359
Monroe42077730
Rockland30770805
Orange27472642
Onondaga26152511
Oneida15776326
Dutchess15489286
Albany15230245
Niagara11248229
Broome10457245
Saratoga844769
Schenectady8020114
Ulster7181179
Rensselaer6275100
Putnam606770
Chemung5359107
Chautauqua509146
Oswego455262
Ontario444576
Steuben4380130
Cayuga410363
Sullivan365448
Genesee345990
Wayne344850
Herkimer330345
St. Lawrence322855
Cattaraugus319959
Madison294274
Jefferson284119
Cortland253352
Livingston251034
Tompkins248422
Allegany225775
Columbia220366
Tioga210254
Montgomery198670
Wyoming193940
Clinton190013
Greene187347
Warren184635
Fulton184447
Orleans179865
Chenango161237
Otsego152221
Lewis134021
Washington133220
Seneca110444
Franklin10069
Delaware95116
Essex90016
Schoharie8185
Yates74516
Schuyler67410
Hamilton1431
Unassigned3595
Out of NY0162
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