Arctic air continued to surge into the central U.S. on Tuesday, while record-breaking snow buried portions of the upper Midwest.
WINTER IS ON… US snow cover currently stands at 19.5%, up from a mere 0.3% last month… pic.twitter.com/KhdwTGIyXl
— MarkVoganWeather.com (@MarkVogan) November 11, 2014
Temperatures were only in the single digits, teens, and 20s across much of the north-central U.S. as of Tuesday morning. Temperatures Tuesday are forecast to be 20 to 40 degrees below average for areas east of the Rockies into the Great Plains, the National Weather Service warned.
Wind chills were as cold as 20 below zero in portions of western Montana on Tuesday.