After it took all weekend for warmth to arrive, cool air returned to Boston from the north and east at midweek and will reign into the weekend.
Dry air was successful in pushing a bank of low clouds, rain and drizzle to the south and west of the region. Areas from central New York state to much of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia were gray and misty Thursday.
With the sun out much of the day around Boston, temperatures will recover to the 60s on Thursday.
A disturbance will drop in from the northwest Friday afternoon into Saturday morning and may bring spotty showers and thunderstorms.
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Temperatures will remain below seasonable levels this coming weekend. Temperatures at the end of May typically range from a low in the middle 50s to a high near 70.
The risk of flooding downpours and gusty thunderstorms will spread toward southern Florida as a tropical disturbance spreads northwestward from Cuba.
Following a tropical threat for the United States Gulf coast next week, an uptick in tropical systems will continue for the next six to eight weeks.
After showers threaten to spoil outdoor plans over the weekend, Monday will feature great weather for the bank holiday in Wales and England.
On the heels of deadly Typhoon Mindulle, Typhoon Lionrock is poised to make landfall in Japan early next week with heavy rainfall, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge.
Relief from the heat baking Germany this weekend will come by early next week, but not before violent thunderstorms threaten northern areas to end the weekend.
President Obama visited flood victims in Louisiana this week, while several tropical systems were on the prowl in the Atlantic.