US weather not a problem for Election Day

Pretty quiet all across the US on Election Day

A satellite view of US weather for 5 p.m. PT, November 8, 2016 (KOIN)
A satellite view of US weather for 5 p.m. PT, November 8, 2016 (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Though Oregon voters don’t have to stand in line, voters across the country do — and on this Election Day, it’s pretty quiet.

In Oregon, it will be gorgeous with record-setting high temps. Expect sun all day long with highs near 70 in Portland. The current record high for November 8 in Portland is 64, and in Salem it’s 67.

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Around the country:

Above average temps dominate across the Pacific Northwest, northern Rockies and upper Mississippi Valley.

A front from the Great Lakes south through the southern Plains moves east throughout Tuesday, pushing offshore early Wednesday.

Showers and thunderstorms are expected along the Gulf Coast, southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.

But for the most part, voters should have no trouble getting to the polls.

Current record high temps for November 8 (KOIN, graphic)
Current record high temps for November 8 (KOIN, graphic)