Extreme cold to move across the United States this week.
About 65% of the country will experience below-freezing temperatures, according to CNN meteorologists Taylor Ward and Dave Hennen.
“It will continue to be bitterly cold from eastern Montana to northern Michigan with widespread subzero lows and single digit highs,” the National Weather Service said in its short range forecast. Temperatures will run 10 to 25 degrees below average over parts of the Upper Midwest.
Rain will change over to snow early on Wednesday a long the I-95 corridor, while heavy lake effect snow will develop over the Upper Great Lakes through Wednesday evening.
Rain will change over to snow over parts of the Southern Plains and the Lower Mississippi/Southwestern Ohio/Western Tennessee Valleys by Tuesday morning.
Likewise, rain will change over to snow over parts of the Northern/Central Appalachians into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley by Tuesday afternoon.
Another front extending from the Middle Mississippi Valley roughly northwestward to the Northern Rockies will produce scattered snow over parts of the Northern Rockies/Northern High Plains through Wednesday morning.
Meanwhile, higher elevation snow develops over parts of the Northwest and Northern California overnight Tuesday. On Wednesday, snow develops over parts of the Northern Intermountain Region into the Great Basin. Snow develops over parts of the Northern Plains overnight Wednesday.
Ain’t global warming grand?