If you've been missing the cold weather this October, fear not — the winter forecast says the cold is definitely on its way. But if you prefer the unseasonably warm autumn we've been having, beware: The upcoming cold is definitely going to pack a punch.
Meteorologists are predicting "unusual" cold blasts in the northern Plains, with some dropping to a bone-chilling negative 30 degrees Fahrenheit. Meanwhile, an above average snowfall is set to hit the Northeast, potentially burying the New York and Boston regions in an extra six inches of snow.
While the Midwest is expected to see a "bitterly" cold winter, the Plains region and areas around the Great Lakes can expect to see particularly frigid temperatures heading into the New Year. How frigid? Well, AccuWeather forecasters are predicting subzero temperatures to be a typical sight, even reaching that teeth-chattering negative 30 degrees Fahrenheit at times.
People living in the Rockies can expect to see a solid amount of snow, potentially above a normal level. Much like the Northeast region, this is great news for people who are interested in taking advantage of a great ski season.
But if you're more interested in escaping the cold weather for something on the milder and drier side, it looks like taking a trip to California might be your best bet. If travel plans aren't in the works for you this season, then it looks like you might want to start preparing to bundle up straightaway.
In the meantime, we'll be checking our heater and testing out our winter jackets... and possibly booking some plane tickets. Stay warm out there!
Find out some easy ways to keep your home warm in the video below.
h/t Country Living
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