The dangerously cold temperatures that have been hovering of the Tri-State Area can be punishing if you have to spend any amount of time outside.
With temperatures plummeting to the single digits overnight Monday night into Tuesday, a significant fear has mounted that rain-soaked trees will end up covered in ice. And when winds kick up overnight, the ice-coated branches could bring down electric power lines.
A warmup is in the forecast for the week to come, but the Tri-State Area will have to suffer through some more miserable weather first.
Tri-State Area residents began the weekend in lingering bitter cold, as the temperature still refuses to climb out of the 20s, and the wind chill continues to make it feel much colder.
The mercury has dropped to the teens, and the wind chill has made it feel like a mere 5 degrees, and some New York City residents can’t even find relief in their own homes.
The balmy temperatures and dry sidewalks in recent days may have led New Yorkers to forget that it is, in fact, winter. But a frigid reminder of winter’s has now arrived.
Get ready for another night of bitter cold in the Tri-State Area, with some areas once again hitting the single-digits overnight.
Bitter, cold temperatures blew into the Tri-State Area, making all that weather leading up to this seem almost pleasant by comparison.