It may be a good idea to figure out how to incorporate a jacket into that costume …The National Weather Service on X, formerly known as Twitter. Most of the eastern and central United States will face below average temperatures on Tuesday, making for a chilly Halloween.
Why It Matters: Spanning from West Texas to Ohio Valley and the Great Lakes, a strong cold front is forecast to impact much of the U.S. on Tuesday and is expected to last through Thursday. For those dressing up for Halloween, forecasters warn that a coat will likely need to be part of the costume.
Just how widespread is the cold front? “Expect temperatures to be about 10 to 20 degrees below average just above everywhere else east of the Rockies, [meteorologist Dr. Rick] Knabb said” (CBS News).
Dramatic cold front bringing crashing temperatures to eastern U.S. (The Washington Post)
by Emily Hooker, based in Texas