Central New York Weather Forecast

Central New York Weather Forecast

More than 70 million people could see accumulating snow from Colorado to ME, said CNN meteorologist Dave Hennen.

Overnight: Clearing with temperatures dropping to near 10 degrees or lower.

The Rochester area, which is under a winter storm warning issued by the NWS from 11 a.m.

Tuesday will be the coldest day of the week with a high of -7 C and, again, wind chill will play a role and it may feel more like -17 or lower.

"148 daily record lows are now forecast to be broken, tied, or come within 1 degree between Tuesday and Thursday this week", the NWS Weather Prediction Center (NWS WPC) said in a post on its official Twitter account. With temperatures falling quickly, the precipitation could cause slick roadways. After a cold night, temperatures will rise above freezing fairly early Monday morning. Record cold highs are possible. The NWS expects areas of Kansas will experience lows in the single digits and in Missouri, highs climbing to only 30 degrees.

Though snow is in the forecast for Tuesday, little or no accumulation is expected in the Harrisburg region. New Orleans will see a similarly precipitous drop.

On Wednesday, nearly 100 record lows could be set from the Deep South to the Northeast.

An Arctic blast began its trek across the Midwest Saturday evening, stretchingall the way from Texas to western portions of New England by Monday, the Washington Post reported.

Forecast highs will recover into the 20s and 30s in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, with 40s to near 50 in the Southeast.

The predicted lows are near records previously set at Raleigh-Durham International Airport, data shows. It then overtakes the whole eastern half of the nation as we head into Wednesday.

We'll see more sunshine throughout the workweek with temperatures getting slightly warmer each day.

Leading into Thanksgiving, however, milder air may return, as the Weather Service's 8-to-14-day outlook leans toward average to milder-than-average conditions.

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