The colder temperatures are expected to hit the area next Wednesday and Thursday due to a jet stream that will take a huge dip into the eastern United States.
The winter weather that has gone on relentlessly for months has made people think about the simplicities of spring and summer.
Chopper 2 captured a NY Waterway ferry slow to almost a complete stop as it maneuvered around ice Thursday morning.
Those who had to be out were dressed in layers to try to keep warm.
Firefighters endured extreme cold overnight as they battled an extra-alarm blaze that ripped through a lumber yard in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Sunday was a frigid and windblown day in the Tri-State Area, which sparked forest fires, sent debris flying through the streets, and had people gearing up for what they fear is a glimpse of winter weather to come.
Cold weather and mostly sunny skies on Sunday followed by a mild week ahead.
Cold weather does more to you than just freeze your fingers and toes. It has a physical effect on your body, including your heart, and as the temperatures falls, your risk of having a heart attack rises.
The tri-state region can look forward to a sunny football Sunday, but the temperature may keep people inside as it hovers around 40 degrees throughout the day.