Arctic Cold to Soon Have Philadelphia Shivering

By , Senior Meteorologist
November 12, 2013; 1:10 PM ET
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Much colder air and even snowflakes are heading for Philadelphia Tuesday.

The city will experience its coldest days since the spring on Tuesday and Wednesday as arctic air blasts in and holds highs to the lower 40s.

Brisk winds ushering in the cold will create even colder RealFeel® temperatures on Tuesday. The wind and the cold will have many reaching for winter coats and turning up their heat.

Tuesday night, Center City will record its first subfreezing temperature of the fall.

While escaping its first snowstorm of the season, some locations around the Philadelphia area could have their first snowflakes of the season, along with rain Tuesday morning as the arctic air arrives.

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The impending cold and snowflakes will serve as a reminder that the official start to winter is just around the corner.

As fast as the arctic air invades the United States, temperatures will quickly rebound later in the week.


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