A wave of cold temperatures continues to move across the country. Wind chills were well below zero at sunset in the Northern Plains, with 20s all the way down to Texas. Wind Chill Advisories have been issued for North Dakota, Eastern Montana, and far South Texas.
Freezing temperatures are possible along the Gulf Coast tonight. Freeze Warnings have been issued in Texas, Louisana, Alabama and Florida.
— NWS Houston (@NWSHouston) December 8, 2016
❄️⚠️ Cold nights ahead! Don’t forget to check on plants, pipes & pets! Might want to check those tires in the morning as well! #WinterSafety
— NWS Mobile (@NWSMobile) December 8, 2016
The cold will be around tomorrow night as well. Freeze Watches have been issued west of Jacksonsville, Florida and for the Outer Bands of North Carolina.
Cold temperatures coming for Friday through Saturday. Here's a look at the frigid forecast lows for Saturday morning! pic.twitter.com/lvOVroRTDK
— NWS Newport/Morehead (@NWSMoreheadCity) December 7, 2016
Much of the country east of the Rockies will see high temperatures well below average into this weekend. The cold air will continue to funnel southward, all the way to the Mexico border, Gulf of Mexico, and Atlantic Ocean.
For WeatherNation: Meteorologist Mace Michaels