In this video, we follow the progression of weather systems this week, with persistent cold but no big storms.
The reason it will be cold this week is easily seen when we trace the path of the air from the Arctic to the Plains and then into the Middle and North Atlantic states.
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Change to cold about a week away
The exception is northern New England, where temperatures are above average but it is still on the cold side.
No real cold air likely before late next week
...but it may turn cold toward the end of the month
Mid- and late week days next week could be warmer than average by 20-30 degrees
New York City high 62 today, 32 Saturday.
Find out when it comes back.
An unsettled and rapidly-changing weather scene unfolds later this week