- If you live in the Northeast or Midwest, you're not dreaming: It's probably going to be a white Christmas.
The storm system attacking the Mississippi River and to the east started in Nebraska, swept across Iowa and will dump several inches of snow on Chicago.
The largest snow accumulations on Monday were in northern New England, with the National Weather Service reporting 13 inches reported on the ground in New Gloucester, Maine. The previous record was 44ins that fell in Morgantown in March 1958.
State police and the state Department of Transportation urged people to avoid travel, citing poor visibility and deteriorating conditions.
New England could get up to 8 inches (20 centimeters) of snow.
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Some travel bans are in effect in the Buffalo area, ABC affiliate WKBW-TV reported this morning.
A major cold blast is stretching across the country with 18 states from Montana to NY feeling risky wind chills.
"High temperatures will struggle to get out of the teens in many locations Wednesday and Thursday", the National Weather Service said.
It will be breezy on Monday, with westerly winds between 15 and 25 miles per hour and wind gusts reaching 35 miles per hour, which will create low wind chills of close to zero.
This photo was snapped today in Duluth, Minnesota, where temperatures fell to minus-21 degrees with a wind chill of minus-44. Meteorologists say frostbite is possible with as little as 30 minutes of exposure.