That's me (above) after finishing the Rock and Roll half marathon in Las Vegas Sunday night... we'll get into that in a minute... but first there's some weather to discuss:
The snow has finally ended in NM, but the roads are still icy in the northern part of that state. 12” of the stuff has been reported in the central and northern mountains. Now that energy is pulling into TX, but the moisture is drying up so just clouds and cold temps are being reported into the Lone Star State.
The actual cold front is draped across the East with heavy pockets of rain in AL straight up to ME this morning. This will most likely get the air travel delays going in NYC, Philly, DC and Boston for the day. I’ll have those updates.
Cold air is the main story for the MW and Rockies. Wind chills will be around the -30F range in Western KS and Eastern CO this afternoon, and highs will be in the teens near Minneapolis. I’ll show you the readings. The West is finally clear of the stiff winds, but it’s still chilly for AZ, NM, UT, CA and NV.
I have to give you the report on my Las Vegas Rock n Roll half marathon. The strip was jammed full of people, 44K runners to be exact. It was nearly impossible to pass people on the street b/c it was so tight, and just about every time I tried I got punched in the groin by somebody’s back swinging arms. Jingle all the way, right? Anyway it was still fun but real cold. I hope to get invited back to do it next year for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, that’s the charity close to my heart. Take a look at some pics from my trip on the MXP facebook page: Las Vegas Run Rock 'n Roll gallery.
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