This Thanksgiving holiday, has plans on being the coldest its ever been in select Northeastern parts around the Unites Staes in more than two centuries. Record lows are projected to be between 15 to 30 degrees on Thursday and Black Friday.
New York, Philadelphia, Burlington, Boston, and Providence are a few places expected to experience the low temperatures, accompanied by glacial winds. Meteorologists report that winds will blow in at 20 below zero in some regions.
On record, Philadelphia’s lowest recorded temperature on Thanksgiving was recorded on Nov. 28, 1996. Daytime temperatures reached 30 degrees that day.
In New York, on Nov. 28, 1901, temps reached a max of 26 degrees.
Traditionally, many Thanksgiving parades and football games take place that day. People venturing out into the cold weather are urged to proceed with caution. Those outside, can find themselves at risk of frostbite and hypothermia.