While the Raleigh, N.C., area has already had its first frost and freeze of the season, the arrival of arctic air Tuesday evening could bring the first snowflakes.
Temperatures will plunge into the middle 20s Tuesday night and again Wednesday night.
A few communities around the Triangle could receive their first snowflakes of the season Tuesday evening as the arctic air arrives. However, no accumulation is expected around the metro area.
The North Carolina and Virginia mountains are where the snow may accumulate an inch or two.
A snowstorm will not unfold in Raleigh or anywhere across the East Coast this week.
A storm could still strengthen across the western Atlantic Ocean, but should do so far enough offshore to prevent an East Coast snowstorm from unfolding.
Temperatures will be held to the 40s during the day Wednesday, despite a good deal of sunshine.
Highs in the middle 60s and lows in the lower 40s are more common in Raleigh this time of year.
Temperatures should then moderate later in the week.
Winter will continue to get a grip on the weather in the northeastern United States during November as waves of colder air roll in with occasional storms.
A series of storms will continue to roll in from the Pacific Ocean and bring rounds of soaking rain and high-country snow to California into early next week.
Decades-old records may fall across the southern United States as heat dominates the region into next week.
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East Coast (1693)
Great hurricane causes much loss of life from the Carolinas northward.
The Rockies (1971)
Severe early season blizzard over Plateau and Rockies: 27 inches at Lander, WY. Record cold: minus 15 degrees F at Big Piney, WY. Railroads and interstate highways blocked.
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5 inches of snow.