Coldest air of the season’ to hit eastern U.S.

A state plow truck clears the snow along Route 30 in Jamaica, Vt., during a snowstorm on Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. Photo Courtesy: AP via New York Daily News

Kathmandu: An Arctic air mass will descend upon the U.S. this week with plenty of precipitation and dangerously low temperatures, making for potentially nightmarish holiday travel conditions, as reported by the New York Daily News (NYDN).

As last week’s mega storm wound down before the first day of Chanukah, the possibility of a white Christmas for the eastern half of the country loomed just in time for the winter solstice, which happens Wednesday.

New York City will likely miss the snow but get plenty of rain and cold temperatures, mentioned NYDN.

The air mass will envelop the eastern two-thirds of the U.S. in dangerously frigid temperatures — potentially “the coldest air of the season,” with temperatures 10 to 35 degrees lower than normal — and combine with a powerful storm by the end of the week, the NWS said.

The storm is expected to hit two different parts of the country with similar effects.

(News Source: New York Daily News)