In the wake snow showers from Tuesday evening, a strengthening blizzard off the New England coast will keep the Pittsburgh area cold through Thursday morning.
As temperatures plummet, surfaces made wet and slushy by the snow showers will become icy, unless treated. Motorists and pedestrians should travel with caution into Wednesday as temperatures flirt with record-challenging levels for the date.
Roads and sidewalks may appear to be wet, but could be icy.
After another cold night Wednesday night, a warming trend is in store Thursday into Friday.
Temperatures will climb into the 50s.
Showers will accompany the warmer weather Thursday night and Friday. There is a chance that as colder air returns later Saturday, rain could change to a period of snow.
Tune in to AccuWeather LIVE Midday every weekday at noon EDT. We will be talking about the Atlantic Canada blizzard and the cold air that lingers in its wake over the East.
Another storm system will bring more heavy rain and flooding to northern Pakistan and India this week.
While portions of the mid-Atlantic have enjoyed a day or two of spring warmth in March, most of New York and New England will finally break out of the persistent winter chill.
A pattern change during the middle of April could bring rain and cooler conditions to California, while erasing persistent chill in the Northeast.
It was a very active day Monday along the "Ring of Fire," the zone of seismic activity in the Pacific Basin.
It is no joke that severe weather will take aim at the central Plains on Wednesday, April Fools' Day.
Flooding as a result of heavy rain on top of a heavy snowpack. Homes in Huntingdon county along the Juniata River were evacuated.
Philadelphia, PA (1998)
86 degrees; only 10 short of March record set March 29, 1945.
New Jersey (1998)
Height of streak of 5 consecutive days with highs at or above 80 degrees in most of the state. 86 degree on the date set a record at Newark; 89 degrees in Morristown set a monthly record for March and 87 degrees at the Atlantic City Airport tied the all-time March record set initially in 1945.