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Most of us think of Thanksgiving as an indoor holiday, when we gather around the dinner table for turkey, stuffing and the rest. But that's just the dinner. For the thousands of football fans cheering in stadiums or playing their own turkey bowl, for the people lining parade routes in dozens of major cities, or for the millions who will be travelling, what's going on outside can have a big impact on their holiday - as the storm moving out of the South Central states is already showing.

The weather on Thanksgiving Day can vary a lot from year to year and this graphic takes a look at some of those extremes: record highs, lows, rain, and in some cases, snow.

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