Residents in Washington, D.C., will be shivering the next few days, while the threat of a storm just before Valentine's Day is being monitored.
Fresh frigid air is following the little rain and snow that brushed Washington, D.C., as the weekend came to an end.
Temperatures will be held to the lower and middle 30s Monday through Wednesday with lows generally in the teens.
Dry weather will hold these days, while waves of snow and ice threaten to severely impact travel and daily routines in the South.
AccuWeather.com meteorologists are monitoring the potential for the significant snow, ice and rain to turn northward and slam the Northeast--including the Washington, D.C., area--Wednesday night through Thursday morning.
However, there is also a chance that the Northeast will escape the storm's wrath or experiences a glancing blow if the storm heads out to sea after menacing the South.
Residents should continue to check back with AccuWeather.com for the latest updates on Thursday's possible winter storm.
The first widespread ice storm of the season will slowly diminish over parts of the southern and central Plains, but areas of slippery travel will continue into early Monday.
Summer-like heat will be short-lived eastern Australia early this week in advance of a cold front.
The reprieve from heavy rain across southern India will not last with the threat for flooding downpours set to return for the final day of November.
After another brief shot of chilly air over the weekend, the month of December will start out milder across the Northeast.
December will begin with a roar across the Northwest as rounds of rain, mountain snow and even ice are in store this week.
The strongest El Nino in 50 years will unfold this winter and significantly alter the chances for a white Christmas across the country.
Buffalo, NY (2001)
The month was the mildest, most snow-free Novembers in history. There was not a flake of snow the entire month, which was the first time since records were kept.
Severe early cold with record November lows: Location Temperature Buffalo, NY 2 degrees New York City 7 degrees Boston -2 degrees Philadelphia 8 degrees (earliest ever below 10 degrees for city)
Washington, DC (1967)
A total of 6.9 inches of snow - greatest amount ever recorded in DC on one calendar day in November.