Coldest Thanksgiving on Record? - NBC Connecticut

Coldest Thanksgiving on Record?

Wind chills -5 to -15 on Thursday...



    Evening Forecast For November 20

    (Published Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018)

    NBC Connecticut meteorologists are forecasting an arctic blast just in time for Thanksgiving.

    A strong Canadian high-pressure system will dip down over New England sending temperatures from the 40s early in the week into the 20s by Thanksgiving.

    Dangerously cold air will be in place Thanksgiving morning and into the afternoon.

    Big Chill For Thanksgiving Day Football GamesBig Chill For Thanksgiving Day Football Games

    Some schools considering moving Thanksgiving Day high school football games due to predicted bitter temperatures.

    (Published Monday, Nov. 19, 2018)

    Wind chill values could range from -5 to -15 throughout the state. 

    This could also be the coldest Thanksgiving on record. Records for the Hartford area go back to 1905. 

    Here's a look at where the current records stand and what we're forecasting. 

    Stay with the NBC Connecticut First Alert weather team for continuous updates on this bitter blast. 

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