An extremely busy cold and harmful weather pattern stays locked in place within the eastern and central U.S.
At least 28 countries now have winter weather alarms for three distinct weather stories.
To begin with, the Arctic air across the Midwest will persist throughout the remainder of the week and to the weekend and you will find wind chill alarms from Montana to Illinois this morning to get dangerous wind chills and, although some"smoke" is possible to get a few days, it'll be bitterly cold and temperatures will stay well below average.
Chicago is visiting their greatest stretch of sub-freezing temperatures because 2018 and the Twin Cities in Minnesota is also viewing a protracted period of sub-zero temperatures.
On the border of the Arctic atmosphere where we locate the jet flow, many disturbances will proceed from the fundamental U.S. into the eastern U.S. within another week.
Considering that the Arctic Air is secured in place, many places, such as the Northeast U.S. will get struck over and over and with storms.
Another disturbance will grow from the southern Plains Wednesday morning in which a wintry mix of snow and freezing rain spread throughout Oklahoma into Kentucky.
Over the afternoon on Wednesday and then into Thursday, the ice and snow will elongate East.
There's a possibility to get a substantial ice storm to grow throughout elements of the Mississippi Valley and to the Ohio valley that could cause significant street issues in addition to electricity outages especially from Missouri to northern Arkansas and to Kentucky.
An even more powerful and organized storm seems likely that weekend and at least two are potential following week as Arctic atmosphere continues its traction in regions of the central U.S.