Much colder air is poised to invade the region from the northwest tonight and temperatures Friday afternoon are likely to be 20 degrees colder than today.
Another two to three feet of snow is expected south of Buffalo on Thursday, which could bring their four-day total to eight feet by the time it's over.
Temperatures spike into the 60s Monday but, approaching Thanksgiving, we have another step down with temperatures falling back below normal.
No meteorologist can provide a bullet-proof explanation for why this extreme weather pattern keeps showing up. But there a lot of plausible ideas.
With October global temperatures being the highest ever recorded for the month, Earth is on a track to see its warmest year in 2014.
There's arguably no better time to photograph Washington than during autumn. 2014 didn't disappoint.
Today is a bit of a tease as temps warm by nearly 10 degrees from yesterday. But, then, they drop right back down tomorrow.
With less wind, today almost felt mild. OK, not really. There's a bit better news for tomorrow.
West Seneca, N.Y., accumulated as much as 57 inches of snow as of Wednesday morning.
As of Wednesday morning, up to 60 inches -- five feet -- of snow had accumulated south of Buffalo, N.Y.