On Sunday, temperatures rose to the mid-40s Fahrenheit in several parts of the Northeastern United States, following a day in which the area experienced lows that fell into the negative teens and felt as cold as minus 45 to minus 50 degrees due to the wind chill.
On the 6,288-foot Mount Washington in New Hampshire, the temperature increased to a comfortably warm 18 degrees (8 Celsius) a day after it plummeted to minus 47 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 44 degrees Celsius), and the wind chill was over negative 108 degrees.
The intense cold and strong winds caused some unintended harm.
The emergency room at Boston Medical Center was shut down on Saturday night after a pipe froze and burst.
It is anticipated that it won’t reopen until Tuesday.
The center tweeted that “all patients in the affected portions of the Emergency Department were safely relocated to other areas of the hospital.”
Stormy gusts on Friday into Saturday blew out several windows at a Providence, Rhode Island armory that was being utilized as a warming center, but repairs were made immediately.
According to Matthew Sheaff, a spokesman for Governor Dan McKee, nobody at the Cranston Street Armory has ever been in danger. People just went to different rooms, he claimed.
When a sprinkler pipe in the boiler room burst at around 5 p.m., the Impractical Jokers were forced to postpone two sold-out performances at Boston’s Boch Center Wang Theater.
The theater posted on social media that Saturday.
When the fire brigade and theater management decided the system could not be swiftly repaired, the building was evacuated, and the performances were postponed. The performances were moved to the end of April.
The Impractical Jokers’ James “Murr” Murray issued Twitter apologies.
“To all of our Boston supporters, I apologize for tonight. In a brief video, he explained that the pipes in Boston ruptured five minutes before showtime at the night’s first performance, flooding the theater’s basement.
According to Bob Oravec, chief forecaster at the National Weather Service in College Park, Maryland, the area’s above-average temperatures on Sunday were anticipated to last for a while.
We’re experiencing a much milder flow across a large nation. We anticipate above-average temperatures for the upcoming week across a significant amount of the country, particularly the Northeast, Oravec said.