A storm delivering snow and deteriorating travel conditions will continue around Harrisburg through the drive home Tuesday.
After a mild start to the week, a storm originating in western Canada was strengthening upon nearing the coast Tuesday and leading to dramatically colder conditions and travel delays.
Ice can form on paved and concrete surfaces beneath the snow, making travel by vehicle and foot very slippery.
Temperatures will fall into the teens during Tuesday afternoon and will reach the single digits Tuesday night as the wind increases. RealFeel® temperatures will dip well below zero.
While the worst of the storm will be over Tuesday night, dangerous cold, slippery roads and sidewalks, blowing and drifting snow will still be a problem Wednesday morning.
Frigid weather will continue through much of the balance of the week.
Snow will fall from northern and western North Carolina to New England with the storm.
Tune in to AccuWeather Live Mornings every weekday at 7 a.m. EST. We will be talking about Tuesday's snowstorm in the East and the return of colder air.
Thunderstorms with the risk of damaging winds, hail, isolated tornadoes and torrential downpours will begin to shift eastward over the central United States this weekend.
A pattern favoring waves of progressively cooler air will set up across much of the Midwest and Northeast during next week and could continue into early May.
Rounds of flooding and severe storms slammed the South and Plains this week, while a storm system unleashed dust storms and snow in the West.
Ahead of the monsoon season in India, temperatures will swell well above normal in parts of India and Pakistan.
The 119th Boston Marathon will take place on Monday, April 20, and runners set to take on the historic course will face cool and potentially rainy conditions.
In a high-tech world of satellites, computers, mobile devices and wearables, the weather balloon is still an important tool which helps meteorologists create more accurate forecasts, especially in the case of severe weather.
SE Virginia (1983)
4" snow at Hampton, 3" snow at Newport News (heaviest snowfalls on record so late in the season).
Colorado Rockies (1992)
Big spring snowstorm... 12" at Vail 8" at Winter Park 10" at Copper Mountain 8" at Aspen
South Dakota (1995)
Spring snows continued. 6-12" and locally 2 feet fell between Mobridge and Aberdeen. A stretch of I-90 had to be closed.