Following a wet, mild Christmas Eve across much of the Northeast, a blustery Christmas Day is on the way.
While lacking across a large part of the United States on Christmas Day, arctic air is set to make a comeback during the final days of 2014.
While many bowl games will be played in warmer locales this year, there are others that will face cold and potentially wintry conditions in the Midwest and Northeast.
A winter storm will impact the United Kingdom and central Europe for Boxing Day and the holiday weekend.
A potent Christmas Eve storm is also threatening the Ohio Valley with violent thunderstorms.
While blustery winds will usher in colder air on Christmas Day, milder air will then quickly return to Pittsburgh on Friday.
Boston, MA (1966)
67 mph winds blew down Christmas decorations. Storm was of great benefit to holiday skiers; up to 20" of snow in VT and NH mountains.
Franklin, TN (1988)
Tornado left 1 dead and caused $8 million damage.
Brownsville, TX (1989)
16 degrees - lowest temperature of the 20th century and the all time December record.