January is ending with waves of frigid air taking aim at Washington, D.C.
The first impending blast of cold air moved in Saturday night with brisk winds dropping AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures to plummet into the single digits.
Sunday's high will be held to the upper 20s underneath times of clouds and sunshine.
Temperatures will briefly spike into the upper 30s and a couple of flurries will fly on Monday as another clipper system passes through the Northeast.
In the wake of this clipper, even colder air will arrive and challenge the frigid days from earlier this January for the coldest daytime highs and nighttime lows so far this winter.
AccuWeather.com meteorologists are monitoring the possibility of snow grazing the Northeast coast at midweek with the cold air in place.
Two children were killed and at least another 15 people were injured Monday evening, as strong storms forced a circus tent to collapse in Lancaster, New Hampshire.
Unsettled weather responsible for flooding downpours in Florida last week will gradually lessen over the next several days.
Tropical Storm Guillermo will continue its path toward Hawaii in the coming days bringing large swells and enhanced rainfall to the islands.
After a very hot end to July, some relief is on the way this week for Seattle and other areas of the Northwest.
Building heat across Europe this week will approach monthly and all-time record high levels in several cities.
Public officials are in the process of eliminating Naegleria Fowleri, a brain-eating amoeba, from two drinking water supplies in Louisiana.
Erie, PA (1915)
Flood killed 75 people, many streets flooded, bridges torn out.
Ossian, IA (1979)
Strong winds from a thunderstorm damaged a roller rink roof 50 miles NE of Waterloo, IA. A barn was destroyed and trees and power lines were downed.
Dallas, TX (1980)
A high of 95 degrees, breaking the string of 42 consecutive days of 100 degrees or higher.