Following unusual warmth during the weekend, the wintry chill returns to Detroit in time for the Christmas holiday.
Wintry and violent weather will avoid the New York City area through the weekend.
Wintry and violent weather will avoid Boston through the weekend, but northern New England may not be so fortunate.
Wintry and violent weather will avoid the Baltimore area through the weekend.
Warm air is forecast to surge into much of the eastern half of the nation by the weekend and will be accompanied by heavy rain and flooding risk in some locations.
Ice, rain and snow are slamming the United States from Texas to Maine.
Elk Park, MT (1983)
Unofficially -64 degrees F. (nation's all time record low is -70 degrees F.).
Portland, MI (2001)
34 consecutive days with measurable rainfall.
Second of triple December storms - 25" at Gettysburg, PA.