It has been a long, cold winter in the Harrisburg, Pa., area, and another cold blast is on the way.
Temperatures since December have averaged 4.2 degrees below normal around Harrisburg. During the past several months, more than the average amount of snow has fallen with 42.9 inches of snow so far, compared to a normal to date of 29.3 inches.
Moving forward after a mild start to spring, the weather will offer more setbacks for folks wanting warmth and to end their relationship with winter gear.
While the cold waters of the Atlantic tend to slow the progression of seasons around the area, the spring warmup is likely to be delayed a bit more by persistent outbreaks of air from Canada.
One such cold blast will hold temperatures on Sunday to the middle 40s, followed by highs only in the middle 30s for Monday.
Another storm is being watched for possible snow across the Northeast by midweek.
Current indications point toward Harrisburg escaping the worst of the storm, which could evolve into a blizzard across eastern New England. The city, however, may not escape some snow on Tuesday.
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley confirmed nine weather-related fatalities amid historic flooding across the state.
In lieu of direct impact from Hurricane Joaquin, what led to historic rainfall in the Carolinas this past weekend?
The U.S. Coast Guard has abandoned the search for a missing container ship but continues to search for any signs of life after the El Faro is presumed to have sunk.
An upper-level area of low pressure will slowly track eastward across the Southwest and produce rounds of showers and thunderstorms into Wednesday.
Catastrophic flooding slammed Charleston, South Carolina, and other areas across the state over the weekend.
The 44th Annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta began on Saturday morning, but stormy conditions could cause trouble through Tuesday.
Albuquerque, NM (1948)
Albuquerque's lowest barometric pressure ever - 29.03 inches.
Southwest USA (1989)
The remnants of Hurricane Raymond brought these rainfall amounts: Nogales, AZ 3.50 inches Sierra Vista, AZ 2.12 inches Raton, NM 1.76 inches Taos, NM 2.00+ inches
Jacksonville, FL (1991)
A total of 2.38 inches in 6 hours caused severe flooding; over 10 inches of rain fell during the past week.