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Bitter cold air will settle over the Central and Eastern United States over the next few days, reported the National Weather Service.

NEWS: Great Lakes Nearly Ice-Free, Due to El Nino

"In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday," according to the NWS. "Temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees below average from east of the Plains to the Northern/Central Appalachians and the Southeast. Temperatures for areas east of the Plains to the Northern/Central Appalachians and the Southeast are forecast to range 10 to 20 degrees below average."

Snow is expected for parts of the Northern Plains. And the Pacific Northwest will see wet weather along with mountain snow in the Cascades.

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