Temperatures Plunge Across America

Wintry blast brings cold in the Midwest and the coldest World Series in years in Boston.
1:56 | 10/23/13

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from a future king. And a good evening to you. We begin with the head spinning shift in the weather tonight. What a difference 24 hours makes and in just one stretch of the country, milwaukee, detroit, columbus, temperatures plunged as much as 25 degrees. Abc's meteorologist ginger zee is here to tell us how much colder we're all going to be. Reporter: Frost, freeze, even snow. Hello october. In boston, a big brr to start the world series. Temp 47 at first pitch. It will likely be the coldest world series for fenway. Still a solid ten degrees above the coldest world series game on record. It was on 38 at first pitch in cleveland, ohio in 1997. This year's chill pouring in and pooling down along that sinking jet stream. Across the great lakes and upper midwest, temperatures up to 20 degrees below average. These men in maryland celebrating the first flakes of the season. Ski resorts cheering too. From snowshoe mountain resort in west virginia to wisconsin, where they're firing up the snow machines. Prior to this october 31, making snow on halloween. Reporter: In iowa they had their first wet flakes flying. The first and as we all know far from the last. Mother nature is not far away. Reporter: Although overall the climate prediction center has the areas shaded in orange above average for the next three months. Ed the pumpkins here are safe. Tonight we've got freeze watches, advisories or warnings, frost advisories in place for at least 21 states. The northeast, too. It's settling in and we are bundling up for the next couple of nights. Diane? Thank you so much. Now we move on to the new

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