|From The Reference Frame|
Reports indicate that areas around the Great Lakes should see heavy snow and near blizzard conditions with high winds. Thunder and lightning may be possible. New York and D.C. will remain below freezing. Also:
This arctic outbreak will not only be limited to the northern Plains, Midwest and Northeast, but will reach into the Deep South.
Record lows will be challenged on multiple occasions through midweek from eastern Texas to the Carolinas with lows near freezing along much of the Gulf Coast.
Parts of northern Florida may even have their first freeze of the season as lows dip down into the 20s in cities such as Jacksonville and Tallahassee.
This could have impacts on some of the citrus plants across the Sunshine State as freezing temperatures can damage the fruit.