Transcript for Arctic blast is expected to hit the Northeast and Midwest
words -- artic air mass. A huge mass of frigid air is descending on the central and eastern U.S. Hundreds of records are likely to break including some from the 1800s. This whole thing doesn't make me happy. Temperatures set to drop to nearly 30 degrees below average in many places. Oh, and there's snow on the way as well. We begin with meteorologist Greg Dutra from our Chicago station WLS. Greg is in for rob this morning. Good morning to you. Good morning. We've been dealing with this in Chicago for quite sometime. The party was over Halloween there. It looks like the warmth, what was left of it, is over. This artic high slides in from Canada. Down into the deep southern United States. Look at Jackson, Mississippi's windchill value. This is early Tuesday morning. 21 degrees. North of that from Mississippi all the way north through the great Lakes into new England. The bitter cold is here to stay for at least a couple days. Single digits above and below zero. Hundreds of records going to be broken. Including some record low day time high temperatures, the coldest those afternoon highs have gotten. We have more on the snow coming up. Greg, we don't like what you have to say. We do like you. Welcome to the show. In California there is smoke
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