Much colder air and perhaps snowflakes are on the way for New York City Tuesday.
The city will experience its coldest days since the spring on Tuesday and Wednesday as arctic air blasts in and holds highs to the lower 40s.
Brisk winds ushering in the cold will create even colder AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures on Tuesday. The wind and cold will have many reaching for winter coasts and turning up their heat.
Tuesday night, Midtown will record its first subfreezing temperature of the fall.
While escaping its first snowstorm of the season, part of the the New York metro area could have its first snowflakes of the season, mixed in with rain Tuesday morning as the arctic air arrives.
The impending cold and snowflakes will serve as a reminder that the official start to winter is just around the corner.
As fast as the arctic air invades the United States, temperatures will quickly rebound later in the week.
A storm will bring snow and ice that will lead to slippery travel along a 1,500-mile swath from northern Arkansas and Georgia to Maine early next week.
The coldest air of the winter will plunge southward across much of the eastern United States and will feature single-digit and sub-zero temperatures in the Northeast during Valentine's Day weekend.
A blast of arctic air will be accompanied by flurries and even a localized wall of snow in some communities in the Northeast and parts of the Midwest at the start of the Valentine's Day weekend.
Another round of significant lake-effect snow will develop late Friday and continue through the weekend across the Great Lakes.
The next windstorm to target Europe will narrowly miss the United Kingdom on Saturday before a cold snap settles in for Valentine’s Day and Monday.
Spring of 2016 could rank in the top 10 warmest on record for Canada.
Southern Calif. (1992)
A 2 day rainstorm brought flooding and mudslides to the area. 12.53" of rain fall at Woodland Hills.
Cherry Hill, NJ (1999)
An F1 tornado causes significant damage to 10-15 homes.
San Francisco, CA (2001)
High only 44 degrees, record low maximum for date.