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Winter storm continues to pummel South as freezing temps persist

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CBS New York chief weathercaster Lonnie Quinn has the frigid forecast.

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NORAH O'DONNELL: Let's get straight to the frigid forecast from CBS's Lonnie Quinn. Good evening, Lonnie.

LONNIE QUINN: Good evening. Norah. This is truly a crazy winter. And if you look at our most recent winter storm, it's now into the Northeast, but it's kind of falling apart. And the radar picture will show you, you've got a little bit of snow going into your day tomorrow. But they're going to be very small totals.

Thus far, we've already picked up just shy of 10 inches for portions of New Jersey. The irony is we picked up just shy of 10 inches in Texas on the Mexico border. Del Rio set a record today with, again, 9.7, 9.8 inches in that area.

But it's not just the snow that's the big story here. It's, unfortunately, the cold air that's been gripping that area. And we've got to get some relief. So when does that relief arrive? It's not going to be here this weekend.

For the Texas cities of Austin, San Antonio, Dallas, Saturday morning, you're starting around 20 degrees. By Monday, you're about 60 degrees. So let's get you through the weekend. It will be better by Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, you're about 70 degrees.

If you're wondering what's changing, it's the jet stream. There's been a big dip in the jet stream that allows cold Canadian Air to fill in. It's going to flatten out. It'll flatten out by next week. And it's bringing in a much more moderate air mass.

So, again, I'm with you folks down there in Texas. You got to get through this week, and it's still going to be cold. Norah.

NORAH O'DONNELL: I know. Thank you. That'll provide some help. Lonnie Quinn, thank you.