Residents of Billings, Mont., woke up to minus 25 degrees Fahrenheit. In Des Moines, homeowners shoveled snow from the blizzard and faced 45 mph winds. Towns and cities along the east coast are still prone to flooding from heavy rains. Communities near the Gulf Coast are bracing for a deep freeze.
More than 30 million Americans were under winter weather advisories Saturday, according to the National Weather Service, with conditions ranging from rain to high winds to heavy snow, and much of the U.S. is expected to face the coldest conditions of the winter so far.
Here's a look at what's happening region-by-region.
As of Saturday morning, A blizzard warning was in effect For most of Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska.
Nebraska, Michigan, Indiana and Minnesota were under Winter Storm Warnings, snowfall is expected in many areas. More than 300,000 homes were without power in the Great Lakes region Saturday morning. PowerOutage.us. And a bitter wind chill is expected in Illinois and Missouri.
In Kansas City, where the defending Super Bowl champion Chiefs will host the Miami Dolphins in a wild-card playoff game on Saturday night, forecasters said temperatures will be “below zero” at kickoff.
Parts of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut have received nearly two inches of rain since Friday, the weather service said, and more rain is expected in some areas on Saturday. Central Suffolk County on Long Island received 1.82 inches of rain, Newark received 0.91 inches, and Central Park in Manhattan received 0.89 inches.
After the storm, hundreds of people were without power on Long Island, and thousands of outages were reported in parts of New Jersey.
Friday's downpours — which lasted overnight — flooded parts of New Jersey and elsewhere leading to the evacuation of residents Patterson and lives near the Passaic River in Little Falls.
New Jersey Governor Philip D. Murphy Published in XThe site, formerly known as Twitter, is expected to rise another one to two feet by Sunday afternoon, along with heavy weekend rains.
Thousands of people were also without power in New England on Saturday as the third major storm passed through the area this week. Most of them malfunctions Wind gusts of 30 mph or more were forecast overnight in Vermont, Rhode Island and New Hampshire.
The area was also expected to experience flooding as it was already inundated with heavy rainfall from snow and rain. Coastal flooding Advice and warnings Delivered from Connecticut to Maine. Several rivers in Rhode Island are already flooded This weekwere expected to enjoy Moderate flooding again due to Saturday's storm.
In Erie County, N.Y., where heavy snow and “very strong winds” are expected in Buffalo, weather service forecasters said snow totals could reach two feet and blizzard conditions are possible Saturday night and Sunday.
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced The playoff game between the Bills and the Pittsburgh Steelers in Buffalo, scheduled for Sunday afternoon, will be postponed until Monday at 4:30 PM due to “hazardous conditions.”
Areas of Idaho, Wyoming, Oregon, Northern California, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, and Alaska were under. Winter Storm Warnings On Saturday morning, there will be snow in some areas.
Cold air moving across the United States is causing temperatures to drop in Montana, and readings of minus 40 or minus 50 are possible on Saturday. Cooler air is expected to move in and affect the Central Plains on Sunday. Flood advisories was in effect Saturday in Montana areas.
Another issue is snow. The mountains will get some much-needed snow as another winter storm rolls through the West, but states including Oregon will also see significant freezing rain on Saturday.
A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for several counties in Tennessee Sunday through Tuesday morning, with temperatures expected Saturday night collapsed. According to the Meteorological Department, it will snow from Sunday evening to Tuesday.
In Texas, officials are keeping temperatures below freezing Starting Saturday night. Freezing temperatures will drop near the Gulf Coast during Martin Luther King's birthday weekend as cold air moves south. This leading edge will bring a chance for a wintry mix of freezing rain, sleet, and snow across eastern Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana Sunday through Monday.
in Oklahoma, the weather service said.Dangerously cold wind chill” — up to minus 25 degrees — is expected at times, especially during the night and morning hours. Officials have appealed to the public to avoid going outside.
The governors of Louisiana and Arkansas declared states of emergency ahead of worse conditions expected this weekend. “It's going to be dangerously cold, so it's time to prepare!” Weather Service in Little Rock warned.
Ann Hinga Klein, Colin Cronin, Lauryn Higgins And Joel Wolfram Contributed report.