Snow squalls, freezing temperatures blanket Northeast this weekend

Wind chills will be in the single digits on Sunday morning.

February 19, 2022, 4:31 PM

A dangerous winter blast is making its way across the east coast, bringing areas of heavy snow, strong winds and ushering in bitter cold temperatures for the rest of the weekend.

Snow squall warnings have been issued from Pennsylvania to Massachusetts Saturday, alerting of heavy snow and low visibility as the snow sweeps through the region.

PHOTO: A winter blast is sweeping East brining areas of heavy snow and strong winds.
A winter blast is sweeping East brining areas of heavy snow and strong winds.
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The squalls are expected to wrap up later Saturday evening.

PHOTO: A still from a video showing a snow squall sweeping through State College, Pa., Feb. 19, 2021.
A still from a video showing a snow squall sweeping through State College, Pa., Feb. 19, 2021.
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Wind advisories are in effect for most of the Northeast with gusts as high as 40- to 50-miles-per-hour. The winds will subside after midnight giving way to a cold start to Sunday.

PHOTO: Wind chills Sunday morning will be in the single digits from New York to Boston.
Wind chills Sunday morning will be in the single digits from New York to Boston.
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Wind chills Sunday morning will be in the single digits from New York City to Boston and it will feel like the low 20s from Washington D.C. to Raleigh, North Carolina.

Temperatures are expected to rise for the beginning of the week.

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