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The temperature is expected to fall almost 20 degrees below average this week as a cold front approaches the eastern and northeastern parts of the US

Eastern US is struck by the coldest weather of the season with temperatures dropping almost 20 degrees below average, while the northeast shores for 4 inches of snow

  • Due to the dramatic weather change, cities like New York City are dropping from 62F on Tuesday to 44F by Friday, because the snow threat makes way for chilly rain
  • Forecasters said this week's weather is the coldest of the fall season so far
  • National Weather Service expects rain from Tuesday evening to Wednesday
  • By Thursday, some states will begin to see a mix of rain and snow, while a few states expect between 2 and 4 inches of snowfall by Friday
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The temperature is expected to fall nearly 20 degrees below average this week as a cold front approaches the eastern and northeastern parts of the US.

According to the National Weather Service (NWS), temperatures will remain below average from the Great Plains to the Northeast, making this week's weather so far the coldest of the fall season.

Due to the dramatic weather change, cities like New York City are dropping from 62F on Tuesday to 44F by Friday, as the threat of snow gives way to chilly rain.

However, it is the wind that is expected to be cruel with a predicted 28F feeling temperature against 8 hours on Friday in the Big Apple.

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The temperature is expected to fall almost 20 degrees below average this week as a cold front approaches the eastern and northeastern parts of the US

The temperature is expected to fall almost 20 degrees below average this week as a cold front approaches the eastern and northeastern parts of the US

The dramatic change in weather will cause cities like New York City to drop nearly 20 degrees from 62F on Tuesday to 44F on Friday, as the threat of snow gives way to chilly rain

The dramatic change in weather will cause cities like New York City to drop nearly 20 degrees from 62F on Tuesday to 44F on Friday, as the threat of snow gives way to chilly rain

The dramatic change in weather will cause cities like New York City to drop nearly 20 degrees from 62F on Tuesday to 44F on Friday, as the threat of snow gives way to chilly rain

This image shows the cold front on the way to the northeast where the temperatures are expected to fall below average this week

This image shows the cold front on the way to the northeast where the temperatures are expected to fall below average this week

This image shows the cold front on the way to the northeast where the temperatures are expected to fall below average this week

Forecasters predict that rain will begin throughout the region on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning

Forecasters predict that rain will begin throughout the region on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning

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Forecasters predict that rain will begin throughout the region on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning

Forecasters predict that rain will begin throughout the region on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning.

By Thursday, some states will start to see a mix of rain and snow, while a few states expect between 2 and 4 centimeters of snowfall on Friday.

The weather service warned residents in the southern plains and middle / lower Mississippi Valley of heavy rainfall and possible flash floods.

On Monday, forecasters warned millions of people in the Midwest to the northeast to prepare for a winter week with the possibility of snow on Friday.

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But the possibility of snowfall in New York City seems to be blurring with the chilly rain forecast for the three-state area.

By Thursday, some states will begin to see a mix of rain and snow, while a few states expect between 2 and 4 inches of snowfall by Friday

By Thursday, some states will begin to see a mix of rain and snow, while a few states expect between 2 and 4 inches of snowfall by Friday

By Thursday, some states will begin to see a mix of rain and snow, while a few states expect between 2 and 4 inches of snowfall by Friday

The weather service warned residents in the southern plains and middle / lower Mississippi Valley of heavy rainfall and possible flash floods

The weather service warned residents in the southern plains and middle / lower Mississippi Valley of heavy rainfall and possible flash floods

The weather service warned residents in the southern plains and middle / lower Mississippi Valley of heavy rainfall and possible flash floods

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Some areas are expected to receive at least 0.25 inches of snow or wet snow later this week.

The NWS described the storm as a & # 39; pair of hair clipper systems & # 39; which will bring cooler temperatures as higher pressure builds up across the plains and the Midwest.

Areas from Pennsylvania to New York and to New England were predicted to see some snow on Friday, while places along the I-95 will usually see rain.

Scattered rain and snow showers already hit western New York this weekend.

Some areas south of Buffalo saw up to five centimeters of snow between Saturday evening and Sunday.

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Last week's storm also left several thousand homes and businesses in Maine and Vermont in the dark.

This image shows the trajectory of the storm from the Midwest to parts of the Northeast from Tuesday

This image shows the trajectory of the storm from the Midwest to parts of the Northeast from Tuesday

This image shows the trajectory of the storm from the Midwest to parts of the Northeast from Tuesday

This image shows the areas that are expected to receive mainly rain compared to those that will receive snow this week

This image shows the areas that are expected to receive mainly rain compared to those that will receive snow this week

This image shows the areas that are expected to receive mainly rain compared to those that will receive snow this week

On Monday, Central Maine Power reported that around 1,100 customers had no power and Emera Maine reported around 350 outages.

In Vermont, around 1,000 customers were without power.

The storm that started late on Halloween brought gusts of 70 km / h to the region.

Utility companies expect line workers to complete the mop-up later in the week well into potentially messy weather.

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