It was the coldest morning since March 7 with lows 16-23 with heavy frost.
As of 12:30 p.m. snow cover was lingering in our eastern counties, mainly in areas that saw the 1" of snow.
The snow cover shows up well across eastern Indiana, Ohio & Kentucky to eastern Tennessee, etc.
7-day is pretty dry with temperatures near to slightly above normal.
Storm will wrap up on the East Coast, which will bring more wind & more clouds Saturday-Monday with slightly cooler temperatures. An isolated shower or two is possible Saturday.
The end of next week to December 14, note how above normal temperatures dominate. The pinks & reads are temperature anomalies above normal by 5 to 25 degrees.
The next substantial storm systems with rainfall would be Friday, December 11 & Monday, December 14 with windy conditions.
The cold anomalies stay in the West & High Plains during this time.
Temperatures cool after this briefly to normal levels with even some snow showers. However, warmth will quickly return with temperatures back above normal again by December 17 with strong southerly winds.
Rainfall & some t'storms are possible around December 18-19.
Briefly cooler weather may follow, but Christmas looks unusually warm right now with risk of showers & storms.
Severe weather event is possible across the southern U.S. around the Christmas Eve-Day period.