Dangerously low temperatures will continue through the start of 2014, but the first half of the weekend will provide a bit of relief for the city.
Temperatures climbed to 21 degrees Friday after remaining near zero both Wednesday and Thursday. Those headed outdoors without proper clothing attire may be subject to frostbite and life-threatening conditions.
Wednesday night, temperatures dropped down to minus 8 degrees overnight. Temperatures again plummeted to minus 10 degrees Thursday night.
Saturday will see a high in the mid-teens, but the temperature will fall into the single digits with the presence of more bitterly cold, arctic air.
Sunday through Tuesday will be much colder with the temperature staying below zero around the clock.
In addition to the subzero temperatures, gusty winds will make it feel even colder, making it dangerous for outdoor activities.
Temperatures will moderate Wednesday and Thursday with the high reaching 20 degrees by Thursday.
Roads turned into rivers in parts of the mid-Atlantic on Saturday due to flooding downpours.
Rounds of drenching showers and heavy thunderstorms will heighten the risk of flash flooding across the northeastern United States through the final weekend of July.
Tropical Storm Nida threatens to bring flooding rain to the Philippines this weekend with future impacts on China and Taiwan.
A tropical wave approaching the Caribbean Sea will attempt to reactivate the Atlantic Basin during the first week of August.
As several large fires continue to rage across the western United States, weather conditions will gradually improve for firefighting efforts this week.
Additional downpours are likely to roll across northern New Jersey and further suspend play during the late rounds at the 98th PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club this weekend.
Moline, IL (1992)
11.40" of rain -- wettest July on record.
La Crosse, WI (1992)
August temperature only 68.0 degrees for month; coolest since July 1891.
New York City, NY (1996)
No 90 degree reading in Central Park in all of June and July - the first time on record this has happened.