Snow and frigid arctic air pushed across the East early in the week, bringing some locations record-breaking accumulations.
Cincinnati, Ohio, received .7 of an inch of snow on Nov. 12, breaking the old record of .3 of an inch for the date set back in 1894.
The trace amount of snow recorded in Paducah, Ky., on Nov. 12 tied a record for the date from 1983.
At the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, a low temperature of 21 degrees broke the Nov. 12 record of 25 degrees, recorded in 1911.
Pittsburgh received 3.3 inches of snow on Tuesday, breaking the 1911 record of 1.7 inches.
The NWS station in Wilmington, N.C., confirmed that the trace amounts of snow buildup in the area marked the earliest point in the season that snow has accumulated.
A brief warmup is expected for the East at the end of the week, but more arctic air will push its way back across the country into the start of the next workweek.
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While Maria may wander close to the Outer Banks of North Carolina, it will stir up dangerous seas all along the U.S. East Coast beaches through next week.
Hurricane Maria has come and gone, however the effects of the devastating blow are still hitting Puerto Rico. Emergency officials in Puerto Rico had to evacuate tens of thousands of people due to an imminent dam failure in the nearby areas of Isabela and Quebradillas.
While no new threats are lurking behind Maria and Lee next week, residents of the Caribbean and United States should not let their guard down as tropical season is far from over.
After a magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Mexico and left 305 dead earlier this week, another earthquake struck on Saturday and caused buildings to sway in Mexico City.
The cool conditions that settled over the western United States this past week will give way to a warming trend and an elevated fire danger during the final days of September.
Despite the start of astronomical fall, ongoing heat from the central United States will spread toward the Atlantic coast into next week.
As Germans head to the polls for Sunday’s parliamentary vote, umbrellas will be needed for residents from Munich and Dresden to Hamburg.
Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes on the Indonesian island of Bali due to fears of Mount Agung potentially erupting.