Today is Veteran’s Day in America. It is celebrated today on the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice between the Allies and Germany that ended World War I. The armistice was signed at 11 o’clock in the morning on the 11th day of the 11th month.
Thousands of men and women have served our nation in the military during both good times and bad times. Their service required them to endure every imaginable weather condition. Keep that in mind when you complain about your sunny and cold Sunday.
We are waking up to our first frost of the season and temperatures below freezing this morning for the first time in a while so today becomes the second time this month that daily temperatures have dipped below 32 degrees. Why is that? Well, it dropped below freezing just before midnight last night and remained there as the clock moved forward. The dramatic 28 degree drop in temperatures yesterday can be observed in the following graph.
The last really cold morning that we experienced in Salisbury was all the way back on April 11 of this year when the mercury dipped to 28 degrees. We’ll probably flirt with that before the end of the month.
Monday should see temperatures moderate before a substantial rainfall sets in overnight and through Tuesday.