I think God is looking down and laughing at Al Gore right now while he smacks the US with some freezing temps. Check it out…
DETROIT (CBS Atlanta/AP) — The Arctic chill is gripping the Rockies and Upper Midwest — and it’s crawling east.
Sharp drops in temperature are expected in other parts of the U.S. in the coming days, thanks to a powerful weather system that hit Alaska with hurricane-force winds over the weekend before blanketing several state ins snow.
CBS News reports that all 50 states will see freezing temperatures.
A look at the system and its effects:
THE LINGERING COLD
Dangerously cold weather was expected to linger until Thursday in eastern Montana, where temperatures could reach as low as negative 30 degrees. Denver’s high was only was 5 degrees on Wednesday, a day after the snow-covered city broke a nearly century-old record for the lowest temperature ever recorded on a Nov. 11.
The frigid air was expected to crawl into the Appalachians, mid-South and the East Coast by Thursday. Forecasters have issued freeze and cold-weather warnings across parts of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.
Read more: CBS Local Atlanta