People attending some college football games this Saturday may be greeted with the first snow of the season in some places.
A storm system heading up the East Coast late Thursday into Friday will bring cold air in its wake, producing lake-effect snow across the Great Lakes, while flurries and snow showers affect areas farther south and east.
Syracuse's noon game against Louisville will be mostly cloudy and cold. Morning snow showers will be followed by a mix of rain and snow in the afternoon with temperatures in the mid-to-upper 30s during the game. RealFeel® temperatures could be as low as the upper 20s.
Penn State kickoff returner Chaz Powell is pictured during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Kent State's 2 p.m. game against Temple will have periods of clouds and sunshine with a shower in the area. Some snow could mix in with rain showers as people tailgate early in the day. Temperatures will mostly be in the upper 30s throughout the game, with ReelFeel® temperatures in the lower 30s.
Penn State takes on Northwestern in State College, Pa., at 3:30 p.m. Conditions will be variably cloudy with couple of showers of wet snow and rain possible. It will be breezy, with a 10-20 mph west-northwest wind expected. Temperatures will be around 40 degrees for most of the game, with RealFeel® temperatures in the lower 30s.
Elsewhere in the country, rain showers could also affect some important matchups on the West Coast as two cold fronts push through during the weekend, bringing rain with both.
The number one-ranked Oregon Ducks take on Washington at home at 12:30 PDT. There will be periods of rain throughout the day with temperatures in the lower 50s during the game. RealFeel® temperatures will be in the upper 40s.
Check back with AccuWeather.com as we continue to monitor the weather at this weekend's sporting events.
Following a blustery and chilly weekend, temperatures will once again take a tumble across the northeastern United States during the first half of this week.
Several storms will bring periods of rain and gusty winds to the west coast of the United States this week, and Southern California will not be excluded from rainfall this time.
A strengthening tropical cyclone will unleash heavy rain and strong winds on areas from western Myanmar to northeast India and Bangladesh this week.
Flooding downpours and thunderstorms will target a part of the central United States at midweek.
Dry weather set to dominate the southern United States into November will only worsen the already extreme drought conditions.
The changing of the seasons will bring beneficial rainfall to northern Brazil, a region that has experienced severe drought over the past several years.
New England (1761)
Southeast New England Hurricane -- "most violent in 30 years"-- thousands of trees uprooted in MA and RI blocking roads.
Newbury, VT (1843)
12 inches of snow.
East Coast, USA (1878)
"Gale of '78;" hurricane center over Richmond, VA. Washington, DC. barometer reading of 28.78"/975 mb. Cape May had winds of 84 mph from the SE. Highest tide ever for the Delaware River. Winds 100 mph at Wilmington, DE. Severe damage in Philadelphia.