230M Americans to see temps 20 degrees higher than normal this week

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If you have a chance to step outside and enjoy the weather today -- you better take it.

Roughly 230 million Americans will see temperatures 5 to 20 degrees higher than average for early November on Tuesday, according to Fox Weather.

The National Weather Service is expecting historic warmth across the country Tuesday, with many cities breaking high temperature records.

The warm spell comes ahead of a cold front, which is expected to strike later this week and bring temperatures back down to normal range.

"Southerly flow across the Central and Southeastern U.S. will produce anomalous warmth for much of the Great Plains to the East Coast before the cold front sweeps through on Thursday," the NWS Weather Prediction Center said. "Many places from the Southern Plains to the Central/Southern Appalachians may experience record high temperatures today and Wednesday."

More than 60 record-high temperatures are expected from Arizona to New York, CNN reported.

Temps are expected to climb into the mid- to upper 80s in parts of Texas and the southern Plains. The Mississippi and Tennessee valleys, along with the Gulf Coast and areas of the mid-Atlantic will stay around 80. Further north into the Midwest and Great Lakes region, temps will reach the lower- to mid-70s, per Fox.

Temperatures will drop slightly on Wednesday but will still be warmer than average in several regions, forecasters say. By Thursday, the cool air returns and temperatures will go back to normal.

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