( CNN) On Friday, Cleveland tenants enjoyed a balmy period with a high of 60 degrees.

The Ohio city was among various in the Midwest, Southeast and Northeast that ascertained crisply immersing temperatures followed by freezing downpour, sleet and snow on Friday night and into Saturday.

Nearly 17 million people, in places from northern Pennsylvania to Maine, persisted under winter storm warnings or wintertime brave advisories late Saturday morning — about half the figure changed later on the day.