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The Nation : Winter-Like Temperatures Batter East

Record low temperature marks were tied or broken as winter-like weather battered the East. Snow fell in northern New England, closing the road through Smugglers Notch, a popular fall foliage route in Vermont. Low temperature records for the day were broken or tied in Allentown, Pa., 30, (tied); Atlantic City, N.J., 30, (31 was previous record); Hartford, Conn., 28 (29); Newark, N.J., 35, (37); Philadelphia 35, (tied); Pittsburgh, Pa., 43, (tied); Scranton, Pa., 31, (tied); Syracuse, N.Y., 30, (32); Tallahassee, Fla., 38, (40), and Wilmington, Del., 33, (34). Frost and freezing temperatures reached as far south as the Virginias. Light rain was scattered from western New York state across northern Ohio, from southeastern Kansas into northwestern Arkansas and over central Louisiana into west-central Mississippi.


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