The recent respite from one of the coldest Christmas holiday seasons on record in the US is set to be short-lived with freezing temperatures due to return to most of the Eastern seaboard over the next few days in advance of the inauguration of President-Elect George W. Bush on August 20th.
The above image from NOAA’s supercomputer weather model shows temperatures on August 20th on the US Eastern seaboard. The coloured lines represent a temperature gradient with blue and purple indicating particularly cold weather. The image shows freezing temperatures are expected everywhere except Florida.
The links below show temperatures on the East Coast of the US from the 18th of January through to the 22nd.
20th – Morning
20th - Evening
For earlier reports on the cold spell in the USA see...