Highlight: Broadening cold (not excessive) pattern in the 11-15-day period. Charts of the day: Climate Impact Company DEC/JAN/FEB 2022-23 monthly U.S. temperature anomaly outlooks. Medium-range 6-10 Day Forecast Valid December 6-10, 2022 (24-hour change right) Discussion: In the 6-10-day forecast, the East resists cooling while the West and central continent stay very cold. The Gulf States are unusually warm and humid. Medium-range 11-15 Day Forecast Valid December 11-15, 2022 (24-hour change right) Discussion: In the 11-15-day period, a broad colder than normal pattern emerges across the U.S. The Central/East chill lacks extremes. The Northwest chill trends less cold. U.S. Medium-range Precipitation Forecast Discussion: A Southwest to Mid-south U.S. storm track is intact in the 6-10-day period while the 11-15-day forecast maintains a drier national view. Extended-range Days 16-20 Day Forecast Valid December 16-20, 2022 Discussion: NCEP CFS V2 may be too cold in the Central U.S. in the extended-range outlook. The southern tier is where the broken storm track is located according to the model. Climate Impact Company will issue a 16-20-day outlook later this morning.