Transcript for Temperatures expected to rise on the East Coast
We turn on the major thaw those bone chilling temperatures plunging millions across the northern plains and heartland. It's a record breaking deep freeze now boom bringing back senior meteorologist rob Marciano is standing by New York's Central Park. Rob good evening. Good evening Tom is that big California storm is going to be the main trigger for the big thaw in the eastern half of the country or to bring problems like ice jam and snow melt flooding. Look at these temperature changes in the last 48 hours in Chicago and Minneapolis already warming over forty degrees. Tomorrow's highs in Saint Louis will be into the mid sixties and you move ahead towards Monday we'll look at a B fifty or better in Chicago New York Boston and buffalo where they have a large amount of snow there. Saudis going to be an issue all the while the storm in the west look at this classics satellite image of a powerful cyclone slamming the west now with several more waves of what's to come what tomorrow night. Again on Monday with blowing snow levels five to ten feet of snow with more flooding rain storm as in the west for at least another two days. Tom OK rob thank you.
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