Frigid air will continue to sweep the city through the weekend, following a temperature drop into record-breaking lows.
Due to the extreme cold in the evening and early morning hours, anyone outdoors may at risk for cold-related illnesses such as frostbite and hypothermia.
Temperatures are forecast to rebound a bit heading into the weekend, climbing to near the freezing mark Saturday afternoon.
Colder weather is poised to return for the second half of the weekend as the chance of snow moves into the city.
The frigid weather and the chance for snow are expected to continue into the next week as temperatures slide back into the teens.
Tune in to AccuWeather Live Midday every weekday at noon EST. We will be talking about the return of cold air in the Midwest and East, as well as more storms and the potential for rain in California.
The threat for severe thunderstorms in the North Central states will shrink to parts of the central Plains Tuesday night with locally heavy storms farther to the northeast.
Drenching downpours, locally gusty thunderstorms and squalls at sea will continue in and around Florida through much of the week.
A heat wave will build, then recede in the Northeast this week with the most humid air focused on the Interstate 95 corridor.
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