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.
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A pattern change during the middle of April could bring rain and cooler conditions to California, while erasing persistent chill in the Northeast.
Water rescues occurred after two houses sank in the flood waters in Indian-controlled Kashmir.
It is no joke that severe weather will take aim at the central Plains on Wednesday, April Fools' Day.
Spring warmth has remained absent from Boston much of March and that will continue to be the case as the month comes to a close.
The battle between spring warmth and stubborn chill will continue around the New York City area this week.
New York City, NY (1835)
"Most furious storm in 20 years .... Snow rollers were seen in Battery Park when natural snowballs, formed when a strong gusty wind blows over a moist snow surface, were pushed along by the wind until they grew to a 24-inch diameter. At this point, they became too heavy and were left to dot Battery Park like so many boulders in a New England hayfield". (New York Post)
New Jersey (1970)
Snowy Easter when 16-20" fell across the northern part of the state. Temperature fell from 60 degrees on 26th to 2 degrees on the 30th.
Early heat wave, but the heat was welcome after a bitterly cold January. Binghamton, NY, reached 82 degrees, a new March record. Another March record was set in Hartford, CT, as the mercury there soared to 87. Baltimore Airport had a record high of 87, also a March record.