(NEW YORK) – The monstrous winter storm that dumped more than 1 foot of snow, as well as ice from Missouri to the northeast and freezing temperatures in Texas, is making its way out.
As the storm exists in the northeast, it leaves behind cold, dry and frigid conditions Saturday, stretching from the northern plains to New England and up to the Texas coast.
The worst of the cold snap has passed and all cold weather advisories have been rescinded, but the lingering winter chills will last through the weekend for many.
Texas will see the worst of the cold. Early Saturday, there were wind chill advisories and hard freeze warnings across the state.
California, Montana, Wyoming and South Dakota also implemented wind chill alerts on Saturday morning.
The wind chill in Minneapolis is at a low of 25 below zero Saturday morning.
Parts of Southern California are experiencing gusty winds with wind alerts in place until 2:00 p.m. PT for areas north of Los Angeles, including parts of the Los Angeles Mountains in Ventura County.
Wind chills are as low as 9 degrees in Santa Fe, New Mexico, 7 degrees in New York and 22 degrees in Houston.
More than 90,000 customers remain without power Saturday afternoon in Tennessee.
The arctic blast will last through Sunday morning with wind chills from Houston to Augusta, Maine remaining below 31 degrees.
Wind chills from Chicago to New York will feel like the teens with near-zero wind chills starting Sunday across much of New England.
Sunday morning wind chills will plunge into the 20s from Dallas to Nashville and Raleigh.
South and coastal Texas will experience wind chills of 15 to 20 degrees, making it the coldest air mass in Texas this year.
Less violent weather and rain are expected on Saturday.
In central Montana, active Santa Ana winds at 70 mph on Saturday could create localized travel issues along the Rocky Mountain Front.
There are warnings of strong northerly winds in central Montana, including the Great Falls, with gusts reaching nearly 75 mph – at hurricane force.
Santa Ana winds also blow up to 60 mph in Los Angeles County and 55 mph in Ventura County, California.
In Florida, the seasonal heat will remain south of Gainesville and scattered rain showers are possible throughout the weekend.
A snow blast is moving from North Dakota into northern Minnesota and the northern Great Lakes region on Saturday, with a few inches of snow accumulation possible.
Johnsburg, New York, received the most snow Thursday and Friday with 17.8 inches.
From Friday to Saturday, 17 inches of snow fell on the trails in Killington, Vermont.
Temperatures in the northeast will turn seasonal and warmer on Tuesday, while the mid-Atlantic states will warm up on Sunday. Afternoon temperatures will be back in the 60s in Dallas by Tuesday, near 40s in Chicago by Wednesday and likely multi-day highs in the 40s from DC to Philly, NYC and possibly Boston .
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