It's that time of year again.
An arctic blast that sent shivers across the Midwest spread to the eastern U.S. on Wednesday, with bitter weather establishing new records from Mississippi to Maine.
Ski season will officially commence this weekend across the Poconos and Lehigh Valley.
The National Weather Service has issued its first forecast for snow this season for parts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
A heavy, fall snow storm will be passing over the Northern Rockies and Plains in the next few days, and the National Weather Service is warning that some regions may experience blizzard conditions and potentially historic October snowfall, likely causing travel disruptions, power outages and impacts to cattle and agriculture throughout the region.
A harsh winter is coming, according to the 2020 Farmers' Almanac.