The National Weather has issued several winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories.
"The intensity of this arctic outbreak is comparable to the 'Blue Norther' of 1911," a statement from the National Weather Service read.
The incident was captured on several webcams and home security cameras.
Another fire broke out early Thursday in Santa Paula, California, during the first-ever extreme red flag warning by the National Weather Service.
A low pressure system is expected to bring thunderstorms and rain to trick-or-treaters all the way from the Deep South to much of the East Coast on Thursday.
An Arctic cold front is sweeping eastwards across the the country.
The Kincade Fire in Sonoma County has now burned an area of more than 60,000 acres.
Several fires are currently raging in various parts of the state.
The system is moving toward the northeast at 21 mph and could reach North Carolina by next week.
Already, the storm's effects are being keenly felt across Montana. The local NBC station reported Saturday morning that power across western Montana has largely been knocked out.
The National Weather Service has urged the public to stay safe in the excessive heat.
There are fire warnings in western U.S. states.
One Twitter user commented that a dock was floating down Lake Wylie River
The vast Mississippi River—the second longest river in North America—swirls through a number of U.S. states and has been swelling in recent weeks. That may continue, experts say.
"The world must be coming to an end," one scientist joked.
An "atmospheric river" has been fueling the storm.
The slow-moving system has already dropped large hail and inches of rainfall in parts of Texas and Missouri.
Temperatures across the northeastern U.S. are expected to be 20 to 30 degrees Fahrenheit below average this weekend.
This would be the second coldest New Year's Eve in New York City if the temperature drops as forecasted.
The storm has surpassed the standard precipitation map capabilities.