It doesn’t really LOOK that warm, does it? | Photo by Andrew Goff.

OK, it’s two days before Thanksgiving, and Eureka hit 72 degrees before 10 a.m. That’s weird, right?

Yeah, it’s weird. In fact, that’s the warmest temperature ever recorded on a Nov. 21 in Eureka.

The good folks at the National Weather Service’s Eureka office took to Twitter to drop some science by way of explanation:

Looking at the forecast, it seems this mini-heat wave will likely be followed by wind and maybe some rain, while the long-term forecast calls for increased Chinese manufacturing.