The new year has already brought about so many challenges and we are only a few days in. The snow that fell across Western New York is all but gone and the heavy rain is starting to let up. But what is next for us here in the Empire State?

If you are paying attention to the national weather, a massive storm has formed and is moving in to the United States from the Pacific Ocean. It is another bomb cyclone that is forming and the gusts are up to 100 mph in the mountain areas.

“We anticipate this may be the most challenging and impactful series of storms to touch down in California in the last five years,”

It may be too early to tell if that massive weather system will have a major impact on the eastern regions of the United States. But it is worth keeping an eye on.

Here in the Great Lakes are of the country, we are watching the temperatures of the lakes and the wind. The fact that we have had a brief warming trend has actually raised the temps of the water and that could spell trouble in the form of heavy snow.

But for now, we deal with rain.

LOOK: The most extreme temperatures in the history of every state

Stacker consulted 2021 data from the NOAA's State Climate Extremes Committee (SCEC) to illustrate the hottest and coldest temperatures ever recorded in each state. Each slide also reveals the all-time highest 24-hour precipitation record and all-time highest 24-hour snowfall.

Keep reading to find out individual state records in alphabetical order.

READ ON: See the States Where People Live the Longest

Stacker used data from the 2020 County Health Rankings to rank every state's average life expectancy from lowest to highest. The 2020 County Health Rankings values were calculated using mortality counts from the 2016-2018 National Center for Health Statistics. The U.S. Census 2019 American Community Survey and America's Health Rankings Senior Report 2019 data were also used to provide demographics on the senior population of each state and the state's rank on senior health care, respectively.

Read on to learn the average life expectancy in each state.

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