Colder weather for New York City this week will lead to episodes of snow.
Indications are that winter will be in no hurry to leave. Waves of arctic air and the polar vortex sinking southward will make for a cold end to February and start to March.
Wednesday through Saturday, temperatures will then struggle or fail to reach the freezing mark. A high close to 45 F is more common in New York City this time of year.
Brisk winds will create even lower AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures.
After a few snowflakes on Tuesday, a storm could bring a coating to an inch or so of snow and travel delays on Wednesday. Additional weak systems could bring spotty snow on Thursday and Saturday.
There could be another opportunity for snow around New York City during early next week.
Tune in to AccuWeather Live Midday every weekday at noon EST. We will be talking about the return of cold air in the Midwest and East, as well as more storms and the potential for rain in California.
Hurricane Matthew will take a northward turn this weekend, which will bring the storm along the Atlantic coast of the United States next week.
Hurricane Matthew will threaten lives and property across the central and northern Caribbean with flooding rain, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge early next week.
The rising sea temperatures are creating a more hospitable environment for disease-causing bacteria, a new study finds.
It will feel like an extended winter for those living from the northern Plains to the eastern U.S., as cold and snowy conditions last longer than normal.
Chaba remains on track to become a powerful typhoon and could threaten lives and property across the Ryukyu Islands and mainland Japan next week.
A large chunk of the United Kingdom will catch a break from the recent unsettled weather during the first week of October.
New Orleans, LA (1998)
The temperature at Auduben Park hit 97 degrees, an all time record for October.
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98 degrees, an all time October record.
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Flooding and mudslides result in numerous road closures.