Harsh cold will loosen its grip on New York City Monday but will come back with a vengeance by Tuesday.
Temperatures will briefly spike to near 40 Monday morning with a brief shower or flurry before a cold front swings through in the afternoon.
In the wake of this clipper, fresh frigid air will arrive and challenge the frigid days from earlier this January for the coldest daytime highs and nighttime lows so far this winter.
Temperatures will fall to just 11 degrees Monday night, then only recover into the teens on Tuesday.
Brisk winds ushering in the arctic blast will drop AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures under 10 below zero for the Tuesday morning commute.
Such cold will put residents who fail to bundle up at risk of enduring frostbite or hypothermia.
For those sick of the snow, the cold will offer protection from the storm set to spread substantial snow and ice across the South by keeping the storm track well off the Northeast coast.
The coldest air of the winter is gripping much of the eastern United States and will feature single-digit and sub-zero temperatures in the Northeast this Valentine's Day weekend.
The dangerous cold gripping the eastern United States will set the stage for disruptive snow and ice to unfold from Tennessee and Georgia to Maine Presidents Day into Tuesday.
A multi-vehicle accident involving more than 50 vehicles occurred amid snow showers and brutal cold and led to the shutdown of Interstate 78 in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, Saturday morning.
Voters heading out to the polls on Saturday, Feb. 20, can expect mild weather and dry conditions for the next step in the 2016 Presidential Election.
The dangerous cold gripping the eastern U.S. will continue to allow snow showers and squalls to stream downwind of the Great Lakes this weekend and posing more hazards for motorists.
Heavy rain will raise the risk of flooding across more than a dozen states in the Southeast on Presidents Day to the East Coast on Tuesday.
Minneapolis, MN (1990)
String of 48 consecutive days with above normal temperatures broken.
Fairbanks, AK (1999)
-36 degrees; a record 19 straight days with lows less than -35 degrees.
Mt. Baldy, CA (2001)
As much as 7 feet of snow fall in the past 48 hours.