Colder and drier air follows overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday. Wind chills will run -30 to -50 out that way by Wednesday into Thursday AM. "Warmer air will arrive Tuesday night, which should change the snow to rain in Providence and Boston, and possibly as far inland as Hartford, Springfield, Worcester, and Lawrence". Temperatures will be similar to that which we experienced back on Martin Luther King Jr day, last week.
The US Midwest dug out on Monday (Jan 28) from a snowstorm that closed schools and businesses, as millions braced for risky sub-zero temperatures that could shatter records.
From Monday night into Tuesday morning, windchills were expected to fall between 25 degrees below zero and 35 degrees below zero. Blustery northwesterly winds bring wind chills near, and in some cases, below zero both Wednesday and into Thursday morning. A wind chill of minus-20 degrees can cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes. "We can deal with the snow, but when the temperatures dive down, we've got all of our human issues to deal with", Davis tells NPR. "Make sure your heating system, pipes, etc. are as well-prepared as possible", it advised.
By Wednesday, temps will hit a high of only 28 degrees, while a low of 5 degrees is predicted.
Cook, Kane, DuPage, Will, Grundy, LaSalle and Kendall counties will remain under a winter weather advisory from 9 p.m. Sunday until 6 p.m. Monday, the weather service said.
Mayor Bill de Blasio's office tweeted a warning Monday for New Yorkers to "brace" themselves and "please look out for your vulnerable neighbors during these frigid cold days".
We have another very cold start on Friday but then the recovery begins. Madison, Wisconsin's temperature sank to a record-crushing -23°F (-30°C) on Saturday, its lowest temperature in almost 23 years. The lows in International Falls, Minnesota beat the previous record in 1966 of -36F.
Temperatures across Canada are now more than 30° below Monday morning and it is set to break south resulting in the coldest arctic outbreak in at least two decades in parts of the Midwest. Forecast temperatures circled are within one degree of the current record at that location. On Tuesday morning through Thursday morning, parts of western and central Minnesota could experience risky windchills as low as 65 degrees below zero.