Come Tuesday, a deep freeze will settle into the Tri-State Area, likely dragging temperatures below zero in some areas and sending wind chills plunging into the negative 20s.
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 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.
The brutal cold snap Monday night was hitting residents hard on Staten Island, as they continue to struggle more than two months after Superstorm Sandy.
Get out your coat and hat if you’re planning on heading outside Tuesday night, because the temperature will be dropping to the single digits in some outlying areas.
Flags have been whipping about loudly and violently across New York City Saturday, and traffic lights have been swaying on their poles, as winds with gusts of up to 50 mph blast through the area.
We could also see some flurries into Tuesday night, when temperatures will dip into the teens. However, AccuWeather Real Feel temperatures will be closer to zero.