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.
As the sun begins to sink down beneath the horizon Thursday evening, the moon will partially eclipse the fiery star and cast a narrow shadow upon the Earth.
A new moon will allow for the perfect background for the Orionid Meteor Shower, set to peak on Tuesday Oct. 21 and into the morning of Oct. 22.
Showers may make an appearance at several of this year's World Series games in both Kansas City and in San Francisco.
Storms, including Ana, are lining up over the northern Pacific, en route to the northwestern United States and British Columbia.
Attention in the tropics will turn to the swath from southeastern Mexico to Cuba and Florida, where a new tropical system may form late this week.
After impacting Bermuda and Newfoundland, Gonzalo will bring rain and damaging wind gusts to Europe early this week.
Raleigh-Durham, NC (2000)
No precipitation since September 26th, a record long dry spell. (The month ended with only a trace of rain.)
San Salvador Island (1492)
Columbus made landfall on San Salvador Island under clear skies -- fortunately he met no hurricanes on First Voyage through March, 1493.
Salano's Storm prevented Spanish admiral from attacking Pensacola.