Blizzards Pound Great Lakes Region; Record Cold Temperatures Blast Southern US
Record cold temperatures are sweeping the the southern US as a from Southern Florida to
Snow, ice and record cold temperatures are blasting the US this weekend. Temperatures in Florida are 20 degrees below average in Florida.
It must be global warming.
While not everyone across the eastern half of the country is dealing with snow or a blizzard this weekend, they will all be facing brutal cold soon if not already.
The coldest air of the season yet is headed for these regions and could end up being the coldest of the entire winter. Many records, especially nighttime lows across the Southeast, will be broken early this week.
Painfully cold, arctic air sweeping across the Midwest has already been driving temperatures well-below zero. Temperatures will remain or plunge back below zero in the Upper Midwest with lows between 10 and 20 below zero across much of Iowa, Minnesota, western Wisconsin and the eastern Dakotas tonight.
Tonight into Monday, the bitter cold will overspread the rest of the eastern half of the country, creating a flash freeze in many places where a storm has made roads wet or slushy. While actual temperatures may not fall below.
Frigid southern Florida is seeing record lows this week.
Freeze Warnings were issued in western parts of Broward and Miami-Dade Tuesday and Wednesday when thermometer reading were about 20 degrees below average. (NBC Miami)