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 AccuWeather.com 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.
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.
Showers bringing generally welcome rainfall to the southwestern coast of India will gradually spread northward toward Mumbai into this weekend.
Joaquin continues its journey across the northern Atlantic toward Europe, where it is expected to reach Spain and Portugal this weekend.
Winter will kick off with mild weather in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic as an intensifying El Nino influences the weather pattern across the country.
After historic rainfall across South Carolina, dam breaches and failures have aggravated already dangerous flooding problems.
Oho will hit parts of British Columbia and Alaska with drenching rain, gusty winds and pounding seas before the week comes to an end.
Choi-wan is weakening and set to lose its tropical characteristics by Thursday night, but that will not prevent northern Japan and neighboring Russia from facing strong winds, heavy rain and pounding seas.
New England (1849)
Coastal hurricane causes shore damage and snow across the interior of New England -- Henry Thoreau inspected shipwreck near Boston.
New England (1962)
Hurricane Daisy produced heavy rains; Reading, MA received 12.10 inches from 5-7th; floods and tide damage in eastern New England/Nova Scotia.
Puerto Rico (1970)
Floods caused "most widespread natural disaster in recent years". A total of 38.42 inches of rain fell in 6 days, causing $62 million damage; 18 people were killed.