A brief break from the dangerous cold will come on Sunday but the frigid air will return in full force on Sunday night, as temperatures near-record lows.
Saturday will be cold with temperatures nearing five degrees, but wind will make the air feel even colder. Wind gusts up to 30 mph are possible throughout the city.
Overnight Saturday temperatures will near zero, as some snow falls in the city. Accumulation of one to two inches will be possible by Sunday morning.
Temperatures on Sunday will provide some relief from the bitter cold, as temperatures near 20 degrees. However, a storm will bring another one to two inches of snow to the city throughout the day Sunday.
Overnight Sunday temperatures will fall to near record cold, approaching -23 F. Extreme cold will make for dangerous conditions for anyone outside. Cold-related illnesses are possible into next week.
The cold will remain in the city through the start of the week, with daytime temperatures below zero Monday and Tuesday.
Repeating and slow-moving storms will raise the risk of flash flooding and damaging winds over the northern and central High Plains into Thursday night.
As July draws to a close, a storm system swinging up from the Deep South will bring downpours to the northeastern U.S. and break the back of an extended heat wave.
Highs will run between 10 and 15 degrees Fahrenheit above average across much of the interior western United States into the upcoming weekend.
The heat felt across the United Kingdom during the middle of July has faded and is not expected to return through at least the first week of August.
The Formula One season continues this weekend, and disruptive showers and thunderstorms may impact the German Grand Prix in Hockenheim.
Another postponement may be in store at Pocono Raceway as widespread showers and thunderstorms threaten Pennsylvania on Sunday.
Marquette, Il (1988)
99 degrees for a date record.
Hurricane Bertha formed 450 miles east of Jacksonville, FL. Maximum sustained winds of 75 mph with gusts to 90 mph.
Western Pacific (1990)
Typhoon Steve east of Iwo Jimo. Peak winds of 125 mph sustained gusts to 155 mph.