May 3, 2015; 4:15 AM ET
After temperatures rise this weekend, Boston will experience a taste of summer early in the new week. more >
Parts of this week will feel more like summer across the Midwest and Northeast with the warmest days of 2015 set to unfold.
After a cooler-than-normal summer 2014, the Northeast can anticipate more 90-degree days. Meanwhile, drought conditions will expand in the West.
Earlier this week, a lava lake churning within a crater near the summit of Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano rose to record heights, offering visitors a rare glimpse of molten lava splattering above the vent rim before it overflowed.