Major Winter Storm Extends 2,500+ Miles

February 21, 2023

From about the Minneapolis metro area to parts of the Dakotas, blizzard conditions are in store with dangerous travel due to strong winds, heavy blowing and drifting snow.

AccuWeather Meteorologist Matt Benz. A major winter storm stretching 2,600 miles from coast to coast is set to hit the United States throughout the week.

Big Picture: Record breaking cold weather is expected to hit Western U.S. this week and is likely to cause major travel disruptions. Simultaneously, the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions will experience record-breaking warm weather. What does this look like? A 100+ degree temperature difference from North Dakota to Florida on Thursday! For more about what to expect in your region, click here.

Cross-country winter storm could crush Minneapolis snowfall record (AccuWeather)

Millions brace for major coast-to-coast winter storm (CNN)

by Jenna Lee,