The cold seeps in the Central and Eastern United States behind winter storm

The cold seeps in the Central and Eastern United States behind winter storm

After the test of rain ice and snow in the Central and Eastern States in the region into a new wave of cold air.

«While in the period from 26 December to 7 January, from the Ohio valley to the mid Atlantic and the northeast, the average temperature ranged from 15 to 25 degrees (-4℃ to -9,5 ° C) during the third week of January, the temperature deviation will be less extreme,» reported AccuWeather meteorologist Kyle Elliott.

The cold seeps in the Central and Eastern United States behind winter storm

Meteorologists expect Friday night temperatures will drop to -30 F (-1℃) over part of the Northern plains. But in the weekend in this area is expected warming, unlike the northeast, where the cold will be more stubborn.

By the end of the weekend, with the transition in the next week the temperature will be kept at levels in the 20-30 degrees (from -1℃ to -6,5℃). According to Elliot, «another gust of Arctic air will still be quite cold for the residents of the Eastern United States».

In places where this week melted a lot of snow, the water will quickly turn to ice. Roads and sidewalks will become slippery. The fastest freezing bridges and overpasses, so motorists should travel with caution.

Experts advise owners to check the room for leaks or other problems that can lead to freezing and broken pipes.

According to AccuWeather, the southern United States are experiencing sleet and freezing rain from Ohio to new York – the ice blocks.

On ice-covered highway I-65/Briley Pkwy in Nashville have already been several accidents. In Kentucky, where precipitation in the form of freezing rain and sleet, recorded numerous of the crash.

In new York, Pennsylvania and Canada there are many ice jams caused flooding along the coastlines.

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