Snow will affect the Pittsburgh area on Tuesday, while a major snowstorm clobbers the I-95 corridor. The snow will mark a dramatic change to much colder weather.
Snow and slow travel are in store over much of western Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia and southeastern Ohio Tuesday with the area on the northern and western fringe of heavy snow.
Increasing wind and dramatically lower temperatures will cause some blowing and drifting snow across the region.
Ice can form on paved and concrete surfaces beneath the snow, making travel by vehicle and foot very slippery.
Temperatures will hover in the teens during Tuesday and will fall to near zero Tuesday night as the wind increases. RealFeel® temperatures will plunge well below zero.
Very cold and windy weather will continue through much of the balance of the week.
Tune in to AccuWeather Live Mornings every weekday at 7 a.m. EST. We will be talking about Tuesday's snowstorm in the East and the return of colder air.
After storms clipped Chicagoland early Sunday, drier air will filter into the area for the rest of the week.
A brief warmup is in store for residents of the Northeast this weekend before more fall-like conditions return.
The weekend will conclude with a couple of showers throughout the area on Sunday, but more favorable conditions will mark the start of the workweek in Detroit.
In keeping with tradition, temperatures will continue their up-and-down cycle during the second half of September around New York City.
Drier and more tranquil weather will move into the Atlanta area for the upcoming week.
The peak of hurricane season, among other things, arrives in the fall.
Skidaway Island Georgia (2007)
4 inches of rain in just one hour
New England (1938)
New England hurricane smashed across Long Island, then bisected New England. Enormous shore damage, extensive forest losses, devastating floods, $306 million damage, 600 plus dead. The storm was the fastest moving of any recorded hurricane - 58 mph. Providence, R.I. under 14 feet of water. Connecticut Rive rose to 35.4 feet at at Hartford, CT -- second highest stage ever.
Hurricane Beulah spawned 115 tornadoes in Texas -- $5,000 damage, 28 injuries (Sept 20- 21, 1967).