CHICAGO’S 73 DEGREES at O’Hare and 75 DEGREES at Midway just missed the record for November 3rd. The local area Thursday max temperatures were higher than perennially warmer west/southwest cities. 

THURSDAY WESTERN U.S.  HIGH TEMPERATURES Phoenix: 62 degrees  Las Vegas: 56 degrees  Los Angeles: 64 degrees  Tucson, AZ: 61 degrees