According to this news report, the first snow of the season in Moscow was on November 6 and 7, and locals said this was much earlier than in recent years. The report for the 6th mentions heavy snow and 0.4 mile visibility, and more light snow fell all day today (7AM-10PM, Moscow time). The question is, at what point does everyone start to notice that the Russian air force can do nothing to stop it from snowing in Moscow?
Freeze warnings have now been extended into Austin, San Antonio, and the western two-thirds of Oklahoma.
The winter cold in Alaska has been intensifying fast over the last few day. Today in Tanana, just northwest of Fairbanks , it dropped to -45F.