Nightly News | October 22, 2013
>>> in the news tonight. nothing unexpected, but gets your attention. the first real cold blast of the season, pretty much right through the center of our country from the great lakes down to the gulf of mexico . temperatures are dropping like rocks, and snow is already on the ground in some places. weather channel meteorologist jim cantore following all of it from inside headquarters tonight. jim, good evening.
>> good evening, brian. here it comes. there's no stopping it now. let's talk about this. a cold blast that will dominate two-thirds of the country by the time we get to the weekend. typically, when they're this big they can take a while to get done so we'll see this come down in a couple pieces here. what i've highlighted in blue, temperatures in so 10 to 20 degrees below average. by thursday, our friends in boston will experience one of the coldest world series games on record to start with on wednesday evening. this makes its way all the way through florida, suffering from record heat today in the 90s. we will be in the 70s by time friday and saturday rolls around. of course, with cold comes the snow, blowing over the great lakes, as well as the rain. but it will be the higher elevations that deal with the snow. right now forecasts for areas northeast of syracuse up to 10 inches. brian?
>> jim cantore , for once not out in it. jim, thank you very much for being