There is some good news for folks struggling with the record cold in the Harrisburg, Pa., area and attending the Pennsylvania Farm Show.
Temperatures will continue to step upward during the second half of this week and will reach the 50s this weekend.
In the wake of the period of snow from Thursday night, a few hours of freezing drizzle will continue to make some roads and sidewalks slippery into the early afternoon hours on Friday.
The January thaw will be accompanied by drenching rain Saturday into Saturday night. Ice moving downstream on area rivers is already causing some flooding problems.
In the wake of the storm, it will turn cooler, but not colder immediately. This is because the source of the air moving in Sunday will be from the Pacific Ocean.
Another dose of warm air is likely to swing through during the middle of next week.
Additional doses of warm air will swing through during next week, prior to another possible visit by the polar vortex.
Tune in to AccuWeather Live Mornings every weekday at 7 a.m. EST. We will be talking about the warmup on the way and any flooding concerns.
The chilliest air of the season so far will settle over much of the Northeast Thursday into Friday and will bring frost to a large area.
Tropical moisture from the approaching Odile will deliver another round of heavy rain and flooding downpours to the interior Southwest by the middle of this week.
The remnants of Odile have the potential to bring heavy rain and flooding to parts of the Plains and Midwest late this week after hitting the Southwest.
On Tuesday, Edouard became the first major hurricane in the Atlantic since Sandy. While the hurricane remains at sea, rough surf will reach some Atlantic coast beaches.
A raging wildfire, which erupted Monday afternoon, has damaged or destroyed more than 100 structures and has forced the evacuation of hundreds of residents in Northern California, near Weed.
On Sunday night, a fiery ball of light ignited across the darkened skies of the northeastern United States, illuminating the heavens in a momentary flash of eerie daylight.
Philadelphia, PA (1991)
50th day at or above 90 degrees, broke old annual record of 49 days set in 1988.
Denver, CO (2000)
High reaches 95 degrees. This is the 61st day of the year at or above 90 degrees - this broke the old annual record of 60 days in 1994.
San Diego, CA (1913)
110 degrees - hottest day ever.