Winds exceeding 100 miles an hour and heavy rain battered Scotland and parts of England, killing a truck driver and disrupting rail services as storms sweep across the North Atlantic and the North Sea.
Mild temperatures along the U.S. East Coast and Canadian Maritimes will reduce energy demand this week in some of the region’s largest cities, said Matt Rogers, president of the Commodity Weather Group LLC.
The winter storm along the U.S. East Coast that disrupted holiday travel plans and prompted speculation over whether the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will feature its trademark balloons was forecast to move into southeastern Canada overnight.
Temperatures will plummet overnight in the Northeast, bringing a cold and possibly blustery day for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday and leaving the fate of the Macy’s parade balloons up in the air until the event starts.
Heavy rain and high wind along the U.S. East Coast are tying up air traffic for holiday travelers as the organizers of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade wait to decide whether the event’s trademark balloons will fly.