Despite ending 2013 with cooler temperatures, warmth will return to the city for the start of the new year.
Temperatures will near the 60s, accompanied by sunshine, for the first day of 2014 in Dallas, bringing some relief from the cold.
Although Thursday will be significantly colder, with temperatures plummeting back down into the high 40s, sunny skies will be present.
On Friday, the air will warm back up and continue to warm up through the weekend.
Temperatures on Friday will reach into the mid-50s and the evening skies will be clear with temperatures in the mid-30s. Clear skies will make for a pleasant night for all those headed to the Cotton Bowl Classic in nearby Arlington on Friday night.
For those looking to spend some time outdoors this week, almost every weekday will feature sunshine. However, the weekend days will be mostly cloudy.
Clouds will remain in the skies through the start of next week in Dallas.
Arctic air will blow across the Detroit area during the second half of the week and into the weekend, making for the longest sustained cold wave that the city has seen since last winter.
Arctic air will blow across the Cleveland area during the second half of the week and into the weekend, making for the longest sustained cold wave that the city has seen since last winter.
Cold air and flurries are in store for the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday but should not significantly impact voter turnout.
Snow will pound New England on Monday as a coastal storm impacts the region.
Snow and slippery travel will arrive in the mid-Atlantic states prior to the middle of the week.
Chilly air will visit New Orleans this year for the annual Mardi Gras celebrations and linger over the city until later in the week.
Chicago, FL (1987)
Wind gusts of 65-70 mph from the north and northeast produced 15 foot waves on Lake Michigan. There were extensive shoreline erosion resulting in millions of dollars, and boulders 6 feet in diameter were pushed on shore.
60-80 mph winds from a powerful storm in the Pacific.
Seminole, TX (1933)
-23 degrees , Texas state record.