OKLAHOMA CITY —Many headlines on social media, and various news agencies, are making a big deal about this latest weather system.  In the ever growing-trend of social media sensationalism, perspective is becoming much harder to achieve. So, is this cold blast a big deal?  Yes! 

It is not just the central part of the country that will be cold, but most of the nation will experience a lasting deep freeze.
You could consider this an early start to what will likely become a long winter.  November in Oklahoma, and many other states across the nation may end up with their coldest November ever.  

"Friday is on track to be the coldest November 14 in Jacksonville since 1975, when the peak temperature was just 56 degrees, according to Jason Hess, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service of Jacksonville Florida...."

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