Arctic Cold Could Strike The United States

  • Date: 01/12/16
  • Daily Mail

Record-setting cold weather could strike most of the United States in the next week, climatologists have warned.

Low temperatures have already been recorded in Alaska, which is witnessing its coldest weather in almost two years.

Just this week, temperatures in Fairbanks reached minus-31 degrees — ending a 624-day stretch of warmer weather, the National Weather Service said.

Record-setting cold weather may strike most of the United States in the next week, climatologists have warned. New York City (pictured in January) could see temperatures as low as 2 degrees, while Washington DC might get even colder at 1 degree

Just this week, weather in Fairbanks has reached minus-31 degrees — ending a 624-day stretch of warmer weather

‘Cannot recall last time I have seen such a cold anomaly forecast across almost entire USA,’ climatologist Roger Pielke Sr. said on Twitter.

Alaska set the record for its coldest November in 1970 at minus-62 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

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