Weather Underground Forecast for Thursday, January 24, 2013. Starkly cold Arctic air will continue to move into the Great Lakes and Northeast Thursday, bringing more frigid conditions to the region. Wind Chill Advisories are posted from North Dakota through western Wisconsin, while additional advisories will remain valid for parts of New England. These advisories warn of wind chill readings below -30 degrees, so residents should take precaution to protect lift and property. In addition, maximum temperatures from northern New York through Maine will struggle to reach 0 degrees, while afternoon temperatures in the Dakotas and Upper Midwest could potentially only reach into the single digits.
Also, somewhat messy weather will continue progressing through the western half of the country due to a fairly strong storm. Rain and high elevation snow is likely through California, while additional precipitation is likely through the Great Basin in the afternoon.
The Northeast will see a range of temperatures from the -0s through the 30s, while the Southeast will see temperatures int he 60s and 70s. The Northern Plains will rise into the 0s to the 20s, while the Northwest will see temperatures in the 30s and 40s.
Temperatures in the Lower 48 states Wednesday have ranged from a morning low of -34 degrees at Mt. Washington, N.H. to a high of 80 degrees at Brownsville, Texas