Polar Blast Set to Hit the Country Twice This Week

By Friday temperatures will be 30 degrees below where they were this weekend.
3:00 | 02/24/14

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Transcript for Polar Blast Set to Hit the Country Twice This Week
America's -- Good Monday morning I'm -- Gonzales in for Diane up and I'm John -- we begin with another -- -- poised to -- much of the country. Not once but twice this week. And by Friday temperatures will be. Thirty degrees below where they were this weekend. Take a look at Boston temperatures in the fifties runners hit the streets wearing shorts but by sunrise will be waking up shivering with highs only in the thirties. The warmer weather did little to help dozens of ice fisherman stranded for three days and -- red lake in Minnesota. High winds blew snow into piles 47 feet high against the ice houses where they were staying. We had -- anywhere from forward at seven an athlete all our house was almost underneath -- -- the wind was blowing so bad. In Pennsylvania the sunshine barely made a -- in these huge ice boulders near Pittsburg -- jammed up the waterways and Oil City. Once they do finally break up there is concerned now about the possibility of widespread flooding hitting the area. In Florida heavy rain shut down the Daytona 500 after 38 laps bands were told to evacuate the grandstands huddling indoors tweeting photos. The drivers had to sit around for six hours and 22 minutes until they were able to resume. Finishing up under the lights. And one more note about the weather in the coming week to Pacific storms could drop as much as two inches of rain on California and several feet of snow in the mountains. It's a welcome forecasts after the State's driest year but still not enough to end the drought.

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