A pedestrian crosses a snow-covered street in downtown Bismarck, North Dakota, on Monday, December 4, 2017. Blizzard's warnings were posted on the northwest of Minnesota, southeast of North Dakota and northeastern South Dakota, where winds were expected to hit the snow and create bleaching conditions. (Photo: Tom Stromme, AP)
The tremors season is here.
The mild weather of the last few weeks will soon be a distant memory as the coldest air of the season invades most of the center and east of the USA. UU
Cold temperatures, but little snow, will affect from the Midwest to the Southeast. Even parts of Florida will see night temperatures of up to 30 degrees.
Unlike previous cold weather this autumn, this seems to stay for a while, possibly until the first day of winter on December 21, AccuWeather meteorologist Max Vido said that
The high temperatures at the end of this Weeks will be between 20 and 30 degrees cooler than Monday, according to AccuWeather, with highs close to 40 degrees in the Northeast and 50 degrees in South Atlanta.
After unusually warm temperatures of around 50 years on Monday, Minneapolis may not rise above the freezing point for the next two weeks, according to Weather.us meteorologist Ryan Maue .
For most areas, snow will not accompany the cold. The heaviest snow will be limited mainly to the northern Plains and around the Great Lakes in the coming days.
In the short term, snowstorm warnings have been issued in parts of eastern Dakota and northwestern Minnesota, where snow and wind gusts up to 55 mph will create dangerous travel conditions until Monday night , said the National Meteorological Service. Heavy snow will spread in parts of Upper Great Lakes during Monday night and early Tuesday.
After From this the storm recedes, the focus of the snow changes to the lake effect variety, which will hit the typical areas of snow belts of Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and the state of New York with significant snowfall.
"The places that will pick up the heaviest snow are the Tug Hill plateau downwind of Lake Ontario, the cities of southern Buffalo and northern Michigan," said AccuWeather meteorologist Steve Travis. Some places could see more than two feet of snow, the weather service said.
Later in the week, a storm forecasting rain on the southeast coast could turn north and graze on the northeast coast with snow or rain.
Stronger at the last minute of the week cold through the center of the USA. UU Towards the middle valleys of the river MS / OH / TN, but in the long term until mid-December we will see that cold change slightly E as it continually recharges from the N. Prepare for the winter: https://t.co/NtfhYfsFEL pic.twitter.com/VpZ3Q2ePOZ
– NWS Boston (@NWSBoston) December 4, 2017
While the center and the east of the USA. UU chills, people in southern California and the southwest will withstand warm, dry Santa Ana winds this week, which could spread forest fires.
This will be the strongest and longest Santa Ana event of the season, warned the weather service in Los Angeles, with some bursts of up to 80 mph possible.
"The extremely critical climatic conditions of fire will be the main concern, since we have received very little rain so far and the fuels are dry and ready to burn even with the smallest source of ignition," the meteorological service said.
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