While a major snowstorm was denied in the New York City area, that will not be the case for cold air into midweek.
After a number of March record low temperatures were set in the mid-Atlantic on Tuesday, a few daily record low temperatures may fall Wednesday morning.
Highs are forecast to be in the 30s on Wednesday and Thursday locally. The normal average high for early March is in the middle 40s.
Temperatures will slowly climb during the balance of the week with highs forecast to reach the 40s on Friday and the 50s on Saturday.
A southern storm system will be monitored for possible snow along the lower mid-Atlantic coast late Thursday into Friday morning. However, the odds are against the storm moving this far north.
According to AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Dave Dombek, "If it is any consolation to the wintry weather, Tuesday morning is likely to be the coldest morning in the area until next winter."
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The Detroit metro area will face a mix of snow and rain over the weekend as travelers head home after holiday festivities.
Mother Nature delivered a blast of fresh powder as a pre-Thanksgiving snowstorm struck the East, much to the delight of holiday skiers.
Frigid air and icy conditions created adverse Black Friday shopping conditions for millions in the Northeast and Midwest.
Seattle will see a plunge in temperatures as the holiday weekend winds down.
A fast west-to-east flow across the nation next week will keep the coldest air out of the South but will lead to stormy conditions in the West and Central states.
Thousands of people across New England had to spend their evening in darkness this Thanksgiving weekend, as a powerful Northeast snowstorm wiped out electricity across the region on Wednesday.
New England (1921)
Heavy ice storm in New England with a buildup of over 3 inches. Power lines downed, trees destroyed. Damage totalled $10 million damage.
Lake Superior (1960)
A severe lake storm along the north shore of Lake Superior: waves 20-40 feet high, wind gust to 73 mph. Floods and waves caused structural damage.
Goodland, KS (1983)
19 inches of snow on the ground with drifts of up to 8 feet.