Cooler... Christmas Stats... Top 5 U.S. 2013 Weather Stories... Memorable Christmas Eve & Day Winter Storms
Our cooler temps. will stick around for Christmas & the rest of the week. Highs will only be in the 50s & 60s with onshore winds bringing some clouds & moisture to the coast & somewhat inland. So expect a mix of sun & clouds leaning toward more clouds with time as well as a few showers, espcially later Thu. into Fri.
A storm system will move into the Southeast U.S. over the weekend spreading rain across the First Coast Sat. night into Sunday.
CHRISTMAS STATS FOR JAX:
* warmest: 81/2008
* coldest - low & high: 11 & 30 in 1983 (part of a 3-day bitter cold siege)
* warmest low: 67/1932
* wettest: 2.72"/1897
Check out some of the most notable Christmas Eve & Day winter storms in the U.S. ranging from Jax in 1989 to Buffalo, Tuscon & Georgia -- click ** here **.
According to the Washington Post -- click ** here ** - the top 5 weather stories of 2013:
* Oklahoma tornadoes
* Colorado flooding
* Western wildfires & drought
* S. Dakota Oct. blizzard
* Low number of hurricanes/tornadoes
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