News"Temperature drop" before Thanksgiving: USA prepares for snowstorm

"Temperature drop" before Thanksgiving: USA prepares for snowstorm

It could get uncomfortable in the US around Thanksgiving. Experts expect a stormy weather change.

New York – Thanksgiving could be a bad year this year. In the US, weather services predict a turnaround before the hugely popular holiday. At the weekend, people in parts of the country have to expect snowfall and rain showers.

According to consistent media reports from the USA, the weather situation is expected to converge during Thanksgiving, especially in the north of the country. In the further course of the winter storm shifts to the east coast. Cities like Chicago, Detroit and New Orleans or Pittsburgh should therefore be affected from Sunday (November 29, 2021). This is reported, for example, by the TV station NBC News.

Weather change in the USA – experts expect “temperature drop”

As of Monday, the storms over the USA will continue to move towards Washington DC, Atlanta and New York, according to reports. In addition to the heavy snowfall, experts also expect temperatures to be icy at times during Thanksgiving. There is even talk of a “drop in temperature”.

The change in weather is being observed with concern, especially against the background of the upcoming vacation days in the USA. Numerous affected cities are considered popular destinations. In addition, there is a high level of travel activity across the country during Thanksgiving. Numerous people are then walking from one end to the other to visit their relatives and families. Snow and rain could thwart the plans of numerous travelers as well as the tourism industry.

Thanksgiving in the USA: a national holiday with a long tradition

Thanksgiving in the USA traditionally takes place on the fourth Thursday of the year. In 2021 this will fall on November 25th. The festival is similar to the European harvest festival, but differs greatly from this in its tradition. In the rites, elements that are intended to recall the life of the Pilgrim Fathers and the founding of the United States play a particularly important role.

The day is also a national holiday. Workers: often take the following Friday off to have a long weekend. Said Friday is considered “Black Friday”. Numerous retailers give their customers discounts on shopping here. People in the USA traditionally use this day to buy their first Christmas presents. (do)

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