We’ve been watching this for a few days, and the forecast seems to be solidifying. Dr. Ryan Maue has some of the latest projections for snow and cold in the eastern USA. He notes:
Over next 6-days, pattern locks in … Pacific ridge vs. Eastern US trough. Watching the main event
#PolarVortex over Hudson Bay next week.
Cold will reach into south Texas and also Florida, while the Great Lakes and Northeast will shiver in the teens.
The cold and snow will be far-reaching:
The Met Office agrees:
It's not just us with the cold temperatures and snow this weekend ❄️ A curve in the jet stream sees a cold snap in the eastern US too pic.twitter.com/lRxK6Cugfs
— Met Office (@metoffice) December 6, 2017